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News for Jan. 13, 2005

Disney COO Pitches Narnia

1/13/05, 8:14 pm EST - Xoanon

At the 15th Annual Global Entertainment, Media, and Telecommunications Conference regarding the future of The Walt Disney Co., President and COO Bob Iger talked about the Narnia franchise and showed a short clip with information about the upcoming film. There’s no video, but you can hear the clip (it’s different than the Weta clip) at about the 6:45 mark on the following link. [More]

News for Dec. 26, 2004

TV Watch: Everett Stars as Sherlock Homes on BBC1

12/26/04, 11:07 am EST - Xoanon

The famous detective returns to BBC ONE, on the hunt for a serial killer in this one-off special. Rupert Everett stars as the illustrious Sherlock Holmes, with Ian Hart as his sidekick Dr Watson. [More]

News for Dec. 20, 2004

Sala Baker Attends FX 2005 Con

12/20/04, 7:19 pm EST - Xoanon

Sala Baker will be in Orlando on January 28th to 30th, 2005 to attend the FX 2005 Convention. Other guests include Ernie Hudson, Walter Koenig, Ray Park, J.K. Simmons & Marina Sirtis. [More]

Narnia BBC Broadcast Out Soon

12/20/04, 7:02 pm EST - Xoanon

Irascian writes: Brian Sibley has just updated his web site with news of a special issue of the BBC broadcasts of the entire Chronicles of Narnia, packaged in a special limited edition “Wardrobe” case, a link to a new article he’s written on author Ray Bradbury, updated information on the Mary Poppins stage show and special edition DVD, and a whole bunch of new photographic albums. More]

Click here to get The Chronicles of Narnia (Chronicles of Narnia Radio Theatre) [ABRIDGED VERSION] from Amazon.com now!

News for Dec. 19, 2004

Filming Has Wrapped

12/19/04, 12:01 pm EST - Xoanon

From narniaweb.com: The filming of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe has wrapped in New Zealand. We have received word from our sources that the four children are on their way home tomorrow, December 19th, and that director Andrew Adamson was very happy with their performance. The filmmakers will take a break for Christmas and after the first of the year will begin 11 months of post-production.

News for Dec. 16, 2004

Happy Birthday Anna Popplewell!

12/16/04, 8:51 am EST - Xoanon

Today is Anna Popplewell's birthday! Young Miss Anna was born on December 16th, 1988. That makes her 16 years old today! Happy Birthday Anna!

News for Dec. 15, 2004

Weta Video Clip Screen Caps

12/15/04, 6:46 pm EST - Tehanu

Great work from the people over at NarniaWeb! [More]

News for Dec. 13, 2004

LWW Concept Art Shown

12/13/04, 7:37 pm EST - Xoanon

Narnia Concept Art AICN has also posted some great concept art from 'The Lion, The Witch, and the Waredrobe'. Depicted in the art is the bombing of London, a factory fire, and what may be Professor Digory's home. [More]

Narnia Presentation at Film Fest

12/13/04, 7:31 pm EST - Xoanon

From Ain't It Cool News: Before the last film of the evening was a very cool special peek behind the scenes of THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE! This actually has the very first real footage I've seen from the film and having man-god Richard Taylor talking at BNAT is always a joy. The cheers that shot from the crowd at the sighting of the word: WETA was a very clear indication of where fandom's heart is now. Take an exclusive peek here. (QuickTime Needed) [More] [ Mirror]

Cox gets the lion's share in Narnia

12/13/04, 3:38 pm EST - Xoanon

UK veteran actor Brian Cox has signed on to join "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe". The actor will provide voicing for the lion god Aslan, who joins forces with the four heroes to defeat an evil witch. "Brian has an amazing resonance to his voice, a certain majesty, which suits Aslan perfectly," said producer Mark Johnson. "I've always found Brian to be so versatile...we first talked to Brian about the role of Aslan maybe nine months ago, and I'm so glad it worked out". [More]

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