DreamWorks Animation announced today that Leonardo DiCaprio will make his animated feature film debut when he headlines the company’s November 2, 2012 release, â€œThe Guardiansâ€ (working title) as Jack Frost.
DiCaprio is the first actor announced for â€œThe Guardians,â€ which is produced by Christina Steinberg and Nancy Bernstein, and directed by Peter Ramsey.
Synopsis: When an evil spirit called Pitch becomes bent upon taking over the world by inspiring fear in the hearts of kids everywhere, a group of our greatest heroesâ€”Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and Jack Frostâ€”band together for the first time, determined to stand in Pitchâ€™s way. More than a collection of storybook subjects, â€œThe Guardiansâ€ are also a band of superheroes, who possess their own special powers. Now joined in opposition of a common foe, the Guardians heed the call and combine their powers to defeat Pitch and protect the world from his campaign of fear. The film is based on â€œThe Guardians of Childhood,â€ a series of upcoming books by William Joyce.