Source: The Hollywood Reporter
The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision blog is reporting that Warner Bros./Village Roadshow Pictures have decided to give Zack Snyder’s animated adaptation of the popular children’s book series, Guardians of Ga’Hoole, a new title. The film will now be called ‘Legend of the Guardians’. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on September 24th, 2010.
The film is based on the first three installments of the book series: The Capture, The Journey, and The Rescue.
The story follows a young barn owl named Soren (Jim Sturgess), who is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie’s,where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga’Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by the wicked rulers of St. Aggie’s.
The film features the voice talent of Sam Neill, Geoffrey Rush, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Emily Barclay, Abbie Cornish, Emilie de Ravin and Helen Mirren.