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News for Feb. 16, 2005

Narnia-trailer in front of Star Wars?

2/16/05, 4:23 pm EST - leo

JoBlo.com is reporting today that a trailer for The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe will be attached to all prints of Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith! The latest Star Wars-movie will make a worldwide debut on May 19th. And whether or not this rumour is true, Australian newspaper The Age already found out who will do the voice-over in the trailer: Ozzie actor Nick Tate! Read more about him here (free registration required).

And even more from Czech Republic!

2/16/05, 4:18 pm EST - leo

The folks from Ustecky Tydenik have done it again. They went back to the winter Narnia-sets in the town of Tisá (or Tisé if you like) days before principal photography officialy wrapped, wrote up a new report of their trip and took some new pictures! All of which can be found here!

Narnia.com updated: principal photography has wrapped

2/16/05, 4:10 pm EST - leo

The official website, Narnia.com received its first update since last March this week. A statement was posted announcing the end of principal photography: Principal photography for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, which began last summer in Auckland, has come to an end. Production now moves from New Zealand to Los Angeles for post-production and finishing, where the CGI elements of the film will being to take shape. [Narnia.com]

Lamp Post Productions Auctions Off Equipment

2/16/05, 4:06 pm EST - leo

Lamp Post Productions, the production company behind The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe has wrapped up production down in New Zealand. As a result they are now auctioning off some of the stuff they won't be needing anymore. Unfortunately no props, sets or weapons, nay, computers, furniture and machinery. [More]

News for Feb. 15, 2005

Rhythm & Hues Uses Massive for Narnia

2/15/05, 10:54 am EST - leo

SFX-company Rhythm&Hues (the folks responsible for bringing us the computer generated special effects in The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe) has been using the MASSIVE software (of Lord of the Rings-fame) to bring the upcoming Narnia-movie to life. Read all about it, and how Rhythm&Hues used MASSIVE on work for Elektra, in an interview over at Digital Producer Magazine! [More]

News for Feb. 14, 2005

Going to the New York Toy Fair?

2/14/05, 7:42 pm EST - Xoanon

Are you one of the lucky folks heading to the New York Toy Fair next week? If so, drop us a line! We've got some geekage we need you to report on! [Email us]

News for Feb. 11, 2005

Broadbent's 'Sprung!' Springs to Theatres

2/11/05, 12:43 pm EST - Xoanon

'Sprung! The Magic Roundabout', a kids show turned motion picture is being released today in UK cinemas. Jim Broadbent lends his voice to Brian. [UK showtimes] ['Sprung' Official Site]

Winter Wardrobe

2/11/05, 5:34 am EST - leo

With promises to be faithful to C.S. Lewis, and a marketing campaign reminiscent of The Passion, Disney and Walden Media move ahead with plans to bring The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to movie theaters. [More]

News for Feb. 07, 2005

More From Narnia-sets in Czech Republic

2/07/05, 5:07 pm EST - leo

A new article has appeared over at the Czech newssite Ustecky Tydenik. Apparently they took another trip down to the set(s) that have been appearing here and there near the alpine town of Tisé and found a heightened state of security and director Andrew Adamson visiting before filming begins next week! Kudos to the folks from NarniaWeb.com for the heads up! [More]

DarkHorizons talks to Tilda Swinton

2/07/05, 5:02 pm EST - leo

The folks over at DarkHorizons.com got a chance to sit down and talk to Tilda Swinton at the Sundance Film Festival. Primarily about her part in the upcoming flick Constantine, but of course also about her role in The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe! Read all about it here!

News for Feb. 03, 2005

Happy Birthday Shane Rangi!

2/03/05, 4:20 pm EST - Xoanon

Today is Shane Rangi's Birthday! Shane plays General Otman in The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe, he also played 'Harad Leader 2' in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and 'White Witch King of Agmar' in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring although he was uncredited. Shane was born on February 3rd, 1969 that makes him 36 years old today! Happy Birthday!

News for Jan. 31, 2005

Narnia-standee Pops Up in Germany

1/31/05, 10:24 am EST - leo

Narnian Spy Runner writes: I went to see 'The Aviator' this weekend in Trier, Germany, and spotted this advertisement for the upcoming Narnia film!

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