Rise of the Guardians: Inside DreamWorks' Ode to Childhood Fantasy

by at . Comments

Movie Fanatic headed over to the Directors Guild of America headquarters in Hollywood today for a DreamWorks Animation presentation for their upcoming 2012 slate. More on our look at Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted later, but first we wanted to take you inside their Avengers-like grouping of the Easter Bunny, Santa Claus, Tooth Fairy, Sandman, Jack Frost and the Boogeyman for Rise of the Guardians. The film is based on the William Joyce books that bring those childhood fantasies to life. The program began with a short introduction by DreamWorks Animation Chief Bill Damaschke. He spoke of the author’s affinity for holidays. “He’s somebody who really loves and celebrates the holidays full-out, all the time, not just the biggies,” he said. “He’s someone who has an Arbor Day party!”

Tags: , ,
Like Us On Facebook

Want more good stuff like this?

Sign up for our daily newsletter and receive the latest movie news delivered to your inbox for free!

From Around the Web

More From Movie Fanatic

Book-of-life-director-photo

The Book of Life Exclusive: Director Jorge Gutierrez Talks “Mother Teresa of Cinema”

The Book of Life exclusive interview with director Jorge Guitierrez. The helmer talks Ice Cube, Guillermo del Toro and more.
Marvel-studios-movie-logo

Kevin Feige Tells MF About Marvel Studios Future

Marvel Studio chief Kevin Feige talks the future of the Marvel movie world. Feige talks Guardians of the Galaxy, Ant-Man, Avengers: Age of Ultron and more.
Guillermo-del-toro-photo

Guillermo del Toro Exclusive Q&A: Crimson Peak & More

Crimson Peak writer-director Guillermo del Toro talks exclusively about the happiest he's ever been making a movie. Del Toro is putting the finishing touches on the gothic horror movie right now.
Jackie-weaver-photo

Magic in the Moonlight Exclusive: Jacki Weaver Dishes Woody Allen Magic

Jacki Weaver talks exclusively about the lifelong dream that was working with Woody Allen. Weaver also talks the showing-off skills of a certain Colin Firth!