"Rise of the Guardians"
Opens Day Before Thanksgiving
San Francisco-The 3D Computer-animated fantasy adventure "Rise of the Guardians" opens November 21, 2012! Thank goodness, just in time for Thanksgiving. It's a lovely film that will warm hearts young and old. Whether you want to take a break from the pre-Thanksgiving cooking, take the family out on Thanksgiving Day- if you can pry Dad from the football games, or make it your final destination on Black Friday, "Rise of The Guardians" will not disappoint.
It was Mill Valley Film Festival in October that gave us the first taste of "Rise of the Guardians" at its premiere. Peter Ramsey, the director, who came on board at DreamWorks Animation in 2004, was on hand along with DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg. The high technological advancement of "Rise of The Guardians" is evident. Some aspects of the film could not be produced until the technology caught up with the ideas of the team. Although the technology is fabulous, the foundation of "Rise of the Guardians" success is the storytelling of the film based on William Joyce's The Guardians of Childhood and his short film "The Man in the Moon."
Ramsey and Katzenberg spoke about the importance of the story at the October 10th debut of film (See video below).
"Rise of the Guardians" stars Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher and Jude Law .
Katzenberg says "DreamWorks makes movies for adults and the adult that exists
in every child." So out and see "Rise of the Guardians" and you don't have to borrow your neighbor's kids for family camouflage. Singles feel free to go solo! Enjoy!
As a sidebar, here's an interesting article about Katzenberg that appeared in USA Today as he gives career advice at the 14th Annual USA Today CEO Forum (http://www.usatoday.com/