Character Banners Materialize For DreamWorks’ Rise of the Guardians

DreamWorks Animation has released six character banners for Rise of the Guardians showcasing Jack Frost, Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny, the Sandman and Pitch from the upcoming fantasy adventure.

Rise of the Guardians is an epic and magical adventure that tells the story of Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and Jack Frost — legendary characters with previously unknown extraordinary abilities. When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children everywhere.

Directed by Peter Ramsey and executive produced by Guillermo del Toro and Michael Siegel, Rise of the Guardians features the voices of Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher and Jude Law. It opens Nov. 21.

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  • Lastnamecumbie

    Well if you watch the trailer the movie shows there is a moral. Yet you see no problem in exposing your child to an over weight man who reeks of cheap bourbon in a mall who offers candy and sits small children on his lap, bouncing them up and down gleefully?. You honestly think children think about this kind of thing? It’s the fantasy, the love, and fun of being a child. I bet you also don’t let your child trick or treat because you feel he/she is then consider devil worshiping. 

  • http://twitter.com/Rhoadey David Rhoades

    No, but Disco_Magic has a point. He/She isn’t being prudish, there’s definitely something concerning when you take childhood tales (which have varied contexts and functions and generally magical reasons to exist) and imbue combat into all their stories. They’re right; this is a militarization of childhood tales which didn’t bear ANY violence beforehand. It’s not the violence that’s the problem inherently, it’s the idea that violence needs to exist in stories that weren’t violent before. It’s a valid concern.  

    And you’re making a fairly big jump in assuming that all mall Santas are disgusting.