Posted on Friday, June 1st, 2007 by Peter Sciretta
Yes, it is a slow news day. Disney has sent us the official plot synopsis for the second Chronicles Of Narnia movie. Not that the story is some big secret, considering the film is based on the beloved book by C.S. Lewis. Anyway, check out the studio’s official synopsis after the jump. The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian hits theaters on May 16th 2008.
THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIANÂ
Release Date:Â May 16, 2008
Cast: Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Ben Barnes, Peter Dinklage, Pierfrancesco Favino and Sergio Castellitto, with Liam Neeson as the voice of Aslan
Director: Andrew Adamson
Based on the book by: C.S. Lewis
Screenplay by: Andrew Adamson and Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely
Producers: Mark Johnson, Andrew Adamson, Philip Steuer
Co-Producer: Douglas Gresham
Executive Producer: Perry Moore
The characters of C.S. Lewis’s timeless fantasy come to life once again in this newest installment of the “Chronicles of Narnia” series, in which the Pevensie siblings are magically transported back from England to the world of Narnia, where a thrilling, perilous new adventure and an even greater test of their faith and courage awaits them.
One year after the incredible events of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” the Kings and Queens of Narnia find themselves back in that faraway wondrous realm, only to discover that more than 1300 years have passed in Narnian time. During their absence, the Golden Age of Narnia has become extinct, Narnia has been conquered by the Telmarines and is now under the control of the evil King Miraz, who rules the land without mercy.
The four children will soon meet an intriguing new character: Narnia’s rightful heir to the throne, the young Prince Caspian, who has been forced into hiding as his uncle Miraz plots to kill him in order to place his own newborn son on the throne.Â With the help of the kindly dwarf, a courageous talking mouse named Reepicheep, a badger named Trufflehunter and a Black Dwarf, Nikabrik, the Narnians, led by the mighty knights Peter and Caspian, embark on a remarkable journey to find Aslan, rescue Narnia from Miraz’s tyrannical hold, and restore magic and glory to the land.
Directed once again by veteran director Andrew Adamson, screenplay by Andrew Adamson and Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely and produced by Mark Johnson, Andrew Adamson and Philip Steuer, the film reunites the original cast and creative team behind the blockbuster first film in the series.
One Liner:Â The enchanted characters of C.S. Lewis’s timeless fantasy come to life again in this second installment of the seven book series, in which the Pevensie siblings are magically and mysteriously transported back fromÂ England to Narnia, where a thrilling, perilous new adventure and an even greater test of their faith and courage awaits them.