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Peter Ramsey to direct DreamWorks Animation's The Guardians

MUMBAI: Director of Monsters vs. Aliens Peter Ramsey is set to direct The Guardians, (working title) for DreamWorks Animation SKG.


The Guardians is based on The Guardians of Childhood, a series of children‘s books by William Joyce. Pulitzer Prize winning writer David Lindsay-Abaire has signed on to write the script.


In addition to directing Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space, Ramsey served as Head of Story on DreamWorks Animation‘s Monsters vs. Aliens and has served as a storyboard artist on a number of live action feature films. Lindsay-Abaire was most recently nominated for a Tony Award for his book and lyrics for Shrek The Musical.


The Guardians will be produced by Christina Steinberg and Nancy Bernstein and executive produced by Michael Siegel, Joyce‘s manager. DreamWorks Animation acquired the property from Reel FX where the characters and the world of The Guardians of Childhood were developed in a partnership with William Joyce. Joyce will also serve as co-director.

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