Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer
The Farewell To Middle-earth Issue
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe: Get 12 Issues For £25
Buy the perfect Christmas present this year
Farewell To Middle-earth
Full details of our Peter Jackson-edited issue
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
New Images From Marvel's Daredevil
Not one but two! It's almost like it's Christmas...
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
16 December 2014
Hugh Jackman In Talks For X-Men: Apocalypse
The universe is not surprised
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Pan
17 July 2015
Chappie
06 March 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Black Sea (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Life Of Crime (2014)
Empire Star Rating
X-Men: Days Of Future Past (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New Rise Of The Guardians Posters Land
DreamWorks puts bunny back in the box


14 June 2012  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  |  Source: Apple Trailers

submit to reddit

DreamWorks Animations' Rise Of The Guardians - not to be confused with Guardians Of Ga'Hoole, Guardians Of The Galaxy, the Guardian Angels or The Guardian, which is a newspaper - assembles all of our favouritest fairy tale characters into a family-friend posse of benevolent, well, guardians. Their job, as the trailer pointed out, is to protect all the children of the world, albeit with the slightly sinister caveat "as long as they believe in them".

These new character banners for the film offer the perfect chance to play today's game of 'Spot The Bad Guy'.


If you said "the rabbit", go to the back of the class. Everyone else will have taken a cue from the evil black-and-white colour scheme and hell stallions to note the malignant presence of villain-of-the-piece, Pitch.

Ranged against him are North (Santa Claus), Bunnymund (the Easter Bunny), Sandy (the Sandman), Toothy (the Tooth Fairy) and newest recruit Jack Frost (Jack Frost). We're assuming that Old Father Time was called up for The Expendables sequel instead. The bogeyman, Pitch - not, alas, voiced by Dolph Lundgren - represents Jude Law's first voice part.

 

Ranged against him are the legendary larynxes of Alec Baldwin, Chris Pine, Isla Fisher and Hugh Jackman. Find out who prevails when Rise Of The Guardians hits UK cinemas on November 30.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

First Footage From Life Of Pi
Mighty anthromorphing from Ang Lee
Hugh Laurie May Be Robocop's Villain
UPDATE: He's no longer in talks

Your Comments

RE: Who the f*ck is "Pitch" ?
Thought it was a Green Lantern follow up when I first heard about it. More

Posted by Wild about Wilder at 09:36 on 15 June 2012 | Report This Post

Who the f*ck is "Pitch" ?
Let me guess..."Google it" More

Posted by The Watcher at 01:21 on 15 June 2012 | Report This Post

RE: This looks like a lot of fun
Nothing cheap about this at all! The character designs look great. For such familiar childhood creations, they're clearly not afraid to give them a hard edge and be creative with how they should look in general. The scenes are full of strong colour tones and are beautifully designed. The premise of the story looks great and a lot of fun. If you can find elements of predictability, so what! It's kids a movie and with characters like Santa it would be a mistake to completely break the mould. More

Posted by keaneye at 17:48 on 14 June 2012 | Report This Post

RE: This looks like a lot of fun
Looks cheap and predictable. More

Posted by OPEN YOUR EYES at 16:42 on 14 June 2012 | Report This Post

This looks like a lot of fun
I was surprised by this, as I was by How To Train Your Dragon, it really looks good. This could be a lot of fun. More

Posted by lightfoot81 at 16:34 on 14 June 2012 | Report This Post

This looks like a lot of fun
I was surprised by this, as I was by How To Train Your Dragon, it really looks good. This could be a lot of fun. More

Posted by lightfoot81 at 16:32 on 14 June 2012 | Report This Post

Looks awesome!
I'm actually more excited about this than Pixar's Brave. An animated Avengers-style team-up Versus a coming-of-age tale about a ginger girl? I'm more excited about Rise of the Guardians. More

Posted by croninja at 16:21 on 14 June 2012 | Report This Post

SUBSCRIPTION OFFERS

SAVE UP TO 69% GET 12 ISSUES FOR ONLY £25
Get the best seat in the house by subscribing to the world's biggest movie magazine today. Save up to 69% and every month you'll get exclusive subscriber-only covers, access to the biggest stars and the best news, reviews and behind-the-scenes reports straight from the set. Click here to find the perfect offer for you


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The 15 Most Memorable Character Deaths Of The Year
2014’s RIP honour roll

Review Of The Year: 10 Best Soundtracks Of 2014
The scores and OSTs to add to your playlist

Watch: Night At The Museum's Cast Share Their Favourite Robin Williams Performance
Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Ben Kingsley pay tribute to the actor

Watch: Jack O'Connell And Luke Treadaway Talk Unbroken
On POWs, panto and how to name your bomber

Review Of 2014: The 15 Best Cameos Of The Year
Our favourite one-scene movie-stealers

8 Things You Can Learn From The BFI's Star Wars Exhibition
The original crawl, a 'grotesque' villain and a very different princess

Review Of The Year: 40 Worst Posters Of 2014
One-sheets that you'd rather not have on your wall

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)