January 7, 2009

Guardians of Ga’hoole: Finally a Movie!

Posted by at 6:10 am in Book to Big Screen, Reads | Permalink

Hey all you Guardians of Ga’hoole fans. You’re reading that headline right. The Guardians of Ga’hoole series by Kathryn Lasky is being made into a movie!

It’s going to be an animated film, made by the same people who did Happy Feet. The movie will encompass the story in the first three books. And just announced over the weekend: now we know who’ll be doing some of the voices!

Actor Ryan Kwanten will be the voice of Soren. Hugh Jackman (whom I love as Wolverine in the X-Men movies!) and Hugo Weaving will also be joining Ryan Kwanten to voice characters in the movie. But I can’t find who they’re voicing! Hugo Weaving’s played a lot of older, ruler-type characters like Elrond in the Lord of the Rings movies and Noah the Elder in Happy Feet. So maybe he’ll fill a similar role and voice Ezylryb in this movie. Then again, maybe not.

In this case, your guess is as good as mine. So I want to hear your guesses! Which characters do you think Hugh Jackman and Hugo Weaving will be voicing?

— Carly H., STACKS Staffer

UPDATE 5/5/10: Check out the movie trailer. It looks AWESOME!

UPDATE 11/19/09: Sorry, it’s not an update about the movie, but I thought you might want to know about Kathryn Lasky’s newest series, The Wolves of the Beyond. Here’s a Sneak Peek!

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  1. Ruby witchling

    Good glax! I LOVE owls, and the Guardians of Gahole series is most definetly NOT any exeption! (unfortinatly, to tell the truth,I’ve only read one book in the series.it’s the first one.but don’t worry, I am SO getting more!)

  2. Jaden

    Finaly, they make the movie! But i hope its, like, the first few books. if it were the whole series in 1 hour of movie a lot of details would be left out. IM SO EXSITED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Emma

    OMG!!!! I read all the comments on the series so i bought the first…it is SO GOOD!!!!!!!!! My fave characters are Gylfie and Soren (of course). can’t wait for the movie! Hope it’s similar to the book…