Sunday, December 12, 2010
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole is a 2010 English-language computer-animated fantasy/adventure film based on the first three volumes (The Capture, The Journey, and The Rescue) of the series Guardians of Ga'Hoole by Kathryn Lasky. Zack Snyder directed the film, with an ensemble cast includes Jim Sturgess, Geoffrey Rush, Ryan Kwanten, Emily Barclay, Anthony LaPaglia, David Wenham, Helen Mirren, Joel Edgerton, Hugo Weaving and Miriam Margolyes voicing the characters. Warner Bros. distributed the film with the Australian companies Village Roadshow Pictures and Animal Logic. Production took place in Australia, and the film was released in RealD 3D and IMAX 3D on September 24, 2010,
Warner Bros. acquired film rights to the book series Guardians of Ga'Hoole by Kathryn Lasky in June 2005. The studio planned to produce the series as a computer-generated animated film under producer Donald De Line with Lasky writing the adapted screenplay. In April 2008, the project was under Village Roadshow with Zack Snyder attached to direct and Zareh Nalbandian producing. A new screenplay was written by John Orloff and John Collee. Production began in Australia in February 2009. The film was developed by the digital visual effects company Animal Logic, following its success with the 2006 film Happy Feet. It features an Owl City song called "To the Sky" and a CGI 3-D Road Runner short film called Fur of Flying.
Zack Snyder Behind the Scenes interview "Legend of the Guardians"
Legend Of The Guardians: Behind The Scenes