Chronices of Narnia

A few years back, it seemed like audiences might get a new Chronicles of Narnia movie ever few years. 2005 brought The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, which grossed almost $300 million domestic, but when Prince Caspian was released in 2008, that box-office take was cut nearly in half. It got to a point where, if you polled 100 people on the street, I doubt 10 of them would even know The Voyage of the Dawn Treader was released in 2010. It only grossed $100 million domestic.

Yet all three films have been much bigger successes overseas. So, after a few years of uncertainty, it seems audiences will be heading back to Narnia once again. The C.S. Lewis and Mark Gordon┬áCompanies have announced they are set to develop and produce The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair, based on the fourth book in Lewis’ series. Read More »

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The third movie in the Narnia series, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, was released in December to a soft opening in the US, but has gone on to gross $100m at home and a whopping $300m overseas. That’s hardly a massive blockbuster when the film cost $155m, but it is enough to get Walden Media looking at a fourth movie. But while The Silver Chair was the fourth book published in the series, the next film will be based on The Magician’s Nephew, which tells the origin of many of the familiar elements of the Narnia saga. Read More »

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