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'Rise of the Guardians' Trailer: Santa Claus, Easter Bunny Prepare for Battle (Video)

Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin and Hugh Jackman lend their voices to DreamWorks Animation’s epic adventure.

Rise of the Gaurdians Screengrab - H 2012

Superheros meet children’s folklore in DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians, in which Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and Jack Frost prepare for war.

The animated tale, based on William Joyce’s The Guardians of Childhood book series, features voice acting from Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher and Jude Law.  Together, the legendary characters battle an evil spirit named Pitch, who aims to take over the world by instilling fear in the hearts of children.

See the first trailer for the animated epic below. Directed by Peter Ramsey, Rise of the Guardians is due out Nov. 21.