First RISE OF THE GUARDIANS Poster Features a Tough, Tattooed Santa Claus
Published: December 23, 2011 - 8:25am
Hugh Jackman (X-Men), Jude Law (Sherlock Holmes), Chris Pine (Star Trek), Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) and Isla Fisher (The Great Gatsby) are lending their voices to Rise of the Guardians, DreamWorks Animation's fairytale re-imagining featuring modernized versions of Santa Claus, Jack Frost and the Boogeyman.
When Pitch (Jude Law), an evil spirit akin to the Boogeyman, lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Rise of the Guardians is an upcoming computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and scheduled for 3D theatrical release on November 21st, 2012. Chris Pine is voicing Jack Frost -- a role originally given to Leonardo DiCaprio -- Hugh Jackman will be Bunnymund (the Easter Bunny), Alec Baldwin will be North (Santa Claus) and Isla Fisher is rounding out the cast as Tooth (the Tooth Fairy). Peter Ramsey is directing alongside William Joyce, the author of the novels, based off of a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire. Guillermo del Toro and Michael Siegel are on board as executive producers. It is based on the forthcoming books by William Joyce, creator of Rolie Polie Olie and Meet the Robinsons.