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‘Guardians’ angel is Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. has acquired film rights to Kathryn Lasky’s children’s fantasy series “Guardians of Ga’Hoole” and set it up as a CGI animation film with Donald De Line producing. Lasky’s seven-book series revolves around a parallel universe featuring a cast of owls and magic transformations. The first book begins with a young barn owl being pushed out of his family’s nest by his older brother and then being rescued by agents from a mysterious school for orphaned owls. Lasky will pen the screenplay and exec produce.

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