"Rise of the Guardians" was originally supposed to have been the first installment in a trilogy of films built around Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and Jack Frost.
But this DWA production (which cost an estimated $145 million to produce) stumbled so badly at the box office that this animation studio was forced to take a $87 million write-down on the film . Not only that, but in a tightening-its-belt gesture that came right on the heels for "Guardians" not being able to launch DWA's next big franchise.
A few reasons people have said that harm the movie from succeeding were:
- The Title - Some will tell you that it was "Rise of the Guardians" 's rather generic title. Which didn't exactly fire the imagination of woul…
While there has been a few error with the timeline between Rise of the Guardians and the Guardians of Childhood series, we can conclude that they have the same continuity and not a different universe or timeline.
The creator, William Joyce, has said that the movie takes place a 200 years after the books and there's also hints in the movie that help with this facts.
In The Sandman and the War of Dreams, a lot of new connections have been made to the movie.
In the books, North was thief but after been chosen he becomes an inventor that sees wonder in every little thing. In fourth chapter book, it's reveal that North has become "jolly" (or like of the Williams said FAT!) for eating to many Yetis' cookies.
He also used the sleigh to go anywhere.
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