Alexandre Desplat has been tapped to score Dreamworks Animation upcoming feature Rise of the Guardians. The movie,based on the book series The Guardians of Childhood by William Joyce (Meet the Robinsons) who is also co-directing the film with Peter Ramsey, follows a team of heroic childhood legends: including Santa Claus (Alec Baldwin), the Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman), the Tooth Fairy (Isla Fisher) and Jack Frost (Chris Pine); as they try to prevent Pitch the Boogeyman (Jude Law) from sending the world into eternal darkness. The script has been written by Joyce and David Lindsay-Abaire (Robots, Rabbit Hole). Christina Steinberg (Bee Movie) and Nancy Bernstein will producw while Guillermo del Toro and Michael Siegel (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) serve as executive producers. Rise of the Guardians marks Desplat’s first major animated feature project and also his first movie for Dreamworks. The movie is set to be release on November 21, 2012.
Source: . Kraft-Engel Management