September 29, 2010

Ryan Kwanten, from "True Blood" to “LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS”


Popularly known as the amorous Jason Stockhouse in the HBO original hit series True Blood, Ryan Kwanten now provides the voice of wayward owl, Kludd, in Warner Bros.’ fantasy adventure in 3D, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole.

The film follows Soren (voice of Jim Sturgess), a young owl enthralled by his father’s epic stories of the Guardians of Ga’ Hoole, a mythic band of winged warriors who had fought a great battle to save all of owlkind from the evil Pure Ones. While Soren dreams of someday joining his heroes, his older brother, Kludd, scoffs at the notion, and yearns to hunt, fly and steal his father’s favor from his younger sibling. But Kludd’s jealousy has terrible consequences—causing both owlets to fall from their treetop home and right into the talons of the Pure Ones.




Emerging as a rival sibling, Kludd envies Soren’s natural talent for flight and finds his enthusiasm for their dad’s tales of the Guardians tiresome. “When Kludd is taken by the Pure Ones, he quickly becomes enamored by the idea that he can be a great soldier for them, that he can be the more important brother now,” producer Deborah Snyder says. “He embraces their ways because he likes the attention, which starts him on this dark path. But Soren still wants to believe in Kludd’s salvation, that he can bring Kludd back around.”

“Kludd is sort of a tortured individual,” Kwanten comments. “He’s the oldest sibling, but he doesn’t have the natural abilities of his younger brother; he feels like he’s not living up to expectations. When he’s approached by the Pure Ones’ queen, Nyra, who praises him just for being a tyto owl, he’s vulnerable and easily manipulated into joining their efforts.”

Ryan Kwanten can currently be seen starring in the acclaimed series True Blood, based on the books by Sookie Stackhouse, for which he received a Screen Actors Guild Award® nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

He spent his hiatus from the popular Golden Globe-nominated show working on feature films, playing a police officer in the modern-day revenge western Red Hill, which debuted at this year’s Berlin Film Festival to rave reviews, and crafting the title role of secret agent and part-time superhero Griff the Invisible. He is currently in production on the film The Knights of Badassdom, alongside Steve Zahn. His other film credits include Don’t Fade Away; the title role in American Brown, which received the Audience Award for Best Film at the Montreal Film Festival; Liquid Bridge, nominated for Best Picture at the Australian Film Festival; and James Wan’s Dead Silence.

Kwanten appeared in numerous films and television shows while earning his business degree at Sydney University , gaining international notoriety when he joined the cast of his native homeland’s long-running popular Australian series Home and Away. Among his other credits are the critically acclaimed series “Summerland” and the ESPN original movie The Junction Boys.

An accomplished athlete, Kwanten qualified for the world Biathlon in Sweden in 2006 and Italy in 2007 after winning the Los Angeles Biathlon series two years running.

Opening across the Philippines on Friday, Sept. 24 in IMAX 3D, Digital 3D and regular format, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

0 comments:

Post a Comment

Blog Tags

20th Century Fox 3D About ABS-CBN Academy Awards Action Adam Sandler Alex Pettyfer Aliud Entertainment Amanda Seyfried Andrew Garfield Angelica Panganiban Angelina Jolie Animated Animated Movies Animation Anna Faris Anne Curtis Anne Hathaway Anthony Hopkins APT Entertainment Araneta Coliseum Astoria Plaza Awards Axinite Digicinema Ayala Malls Beauty Ben Affleck Ben Barnes Ben Stiller Billy Bob Thornton Blake Lively Blog Blog Update Blogging Tips BlogSpot Blue Sky Studios Brad Pitt Brooklyn Decker Bruce Willis Bryce Dallas Howard Bulacan Cameron Diaz Captive Cinema Carey Mulligan Catherine Hardwicke Catherine Zeta-Jones Channing Tatum Charlize Theron Chris Brown Chris Hemsworth Chris O'Donnell Chris Pine Chris Rock Christian Bale Christina Aguilera Cinemalaya Clint Eastwood Colin O'Donoghue Columbia Pictures Comedy Community Contest Crystalsky Multimedia Dan Aykroyd David Spade Denzel Washington Diana Agron Diane Lane Dianel Lane Dingdong Dantes Disney Disney Digital 3D Dream Works DreamWorks Animation Drew Barrymore Dwayne Johnson Eastwood Mall Elmo Magalona Emily Blunt Emma Roberts Emma Stone Emma Watson Emo? Enchanted Kingdom Eric Bana Erik Matti Ethan Hawke Eva Green Eva Mendes Evangeline Lilly Events Fantasy Fashion Focus Features Food Fox Searchlight Pictures Free Movie Tickets Games Garrett Hedlund George Clooney George Lucas Georgie Henley Gerard Butler Glorietta 4 GMA Films GMA-7 Greenbelt 3 Happy Health Horror IMAX Indie Films Inspirational Jack Nicholson Jackie Chan Jaden Smith Jake Gyllenhaal James Bond James Cameron James Franco. James Marsden Jamie Foxx Jason Sudeikis Javier Bardem Jay Chou Jeff Bridges Jennifer Aniston Jesse Eisenberg Jodie Foster John Goodman John Malkovich John Travolta Johnny Depp Jonah Hill Josh Duhamel Josh lucas Judy Ann Santos Julia Roberts Julianne Moore Julie Anne San Jose Justin Long Justin Timberlake Katherine Heigl Katy Perry Ken Jeong Kevin Costner Kevin James Kristen Bell Kristen Wiig Laguna Legendary Pictures Lena Headey Liam Neeson Love Luis Manzano Makati Makati Shangri-La Mandaluyong Mandy Moore Manila Manor Super Club Maria Bello Marikina Mark Wahlberg Market Market Marvel Matt Damon Matt Dillon Maya Rudolph Megavision Inc Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures MGM Michael Douglas Michelle Rodriguez Mila Kunis Movie Festival Movie Marathan Movie Review Movie Soundtrack Movies Music Neill Blomkamp New Line Cinema Newport Cinema Newport Mall News Nicolas Cage Oliver Jackson-Cohen Olivia Wilde Ortigas Oscars Owen Wilson Pasay Pasig Paul Bettany Paul Giamatti Penelope Cruz Penélope Cruz Personal Peter Jackson PhotoShop Pictures Pierce Brosnan Pinoy Movies Pixar Politics Quezon City Ralph Fiennes Random Ray Stevenson Reese Witherspoon Regal Films Resorts World Manila Richard Armitage Rizal Robert de Niro Robert Downey Jr Robert Downey Jr. Robinson's Metro East Robinson’s Galleria Rockwell Rodrigo Santoro Russell Crowe Ryan Reynolds Salma Hayek Sam Worthington Samuel L. Jackson Sandra Bullock Sarah Geronimo Sci-Fi Selena Gomez Seth Rogen Shangri-La Plaza Shangri-la Plaza Mall Shia LaBeouf SM Cinemas SM Mall Of Asia SM Marilao SM Megamall SM North EDSA SM San Lazaro SM Sta. Mesa SM The Block SM Valenzuela Solar Entertainment Sony Pictures Sports Star Cinema Sullivan Stapleton Taylor Kitsch Taylor Schilling Technology Television The Podium Thor Thriller Tina Fey Tom Cruise Tom Hanks Touchstone Pictures TriStar Pictures TV TV5 United International Pictures Universal Pictures Valenzuela Vanessa Hudgens Vhong Navarro Vice Ganda Village Roadshow Pictures Viva Films Walt Disney Animation Studio Walt Disney Pictures Walt Disney Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International Warner Bros Will Ferrell Will Pouter Will Smith World Trade Center Zac Efron Zach Galifianakis Zachary Levi