Possible New Dawn Treader Banner

Posted October 23, 2010 11:32 pm by Bookwyrm

Spy reports from several of our watchful members have alerted us to MundoNarnia’s report on the existence of this possible new banner for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. Like previous banners and posters, this also features a collection of characters along with the Dawn Treader herself. Oddly, the two oldest Pevensies join the grouping of characters comprised of Edmund, Caspian, Lucy, and Eustace. This banner features the return of Reep to the logo and the White Witch glowering down upon the characters.

The banner’s text is Spanish. Aslan’s Country reports the tagline is translated to: Embark on the journey.Β Live the adventure.Β Discover Narnia as you’ve never seen before.

As of this posting, we have no confirmation that this poster is actually an official promotional piece. Keep an eye on NarniaWeb for updates.

81 Comments For This Story

  • Omac the centaur says:

    sweet… but the WW is still on there… oh well cool. πŸ™‚

    • Omac the centaur says:

      hey first comment to!! Yay!

    • Puddleglum says:

      Just how things are I supose. Here I am having to waite for the younger wiggle to finish homework, then the Mrs. must have a turn.
      One day I shall make it first I suppose. But then the topic will most likely be too boreing for anyone else.

      • Starlily says:

        Haha! I wouldn’t mind seeing you first, Puddleglum.

      • Puddleglum says:

        Thank you Starlily for the kind thought.
        But I must be a realist, as any Marsh-Wiggle will tell you. Centaurs are much more swift on hoofs than webbed feet, and so I shall satisfy myself to cheer my friend on. As well as Marsh-Wiggles are at cheering that is.

    • follower of Aslan and the Great Emperor over the sea says:

      why is the witch in the movie?
      and here too on the poster

  • MinotaurforAslan says:

    What the heckity heck? Without the Dawn Treader, at first glance this would look like a LWW poster.

    • Duffleglum says:

      yes, but not as terribly so as some *AHEM* ‘certain other’ banners that I’ve seen, like the CD album.

      I must say it is so far the best I’ve seen.

      • Rhys says:

        I have to agree, although this does look to me like a fan-made banner. The Fox marketing team could take a leaf out of the book of the person who made this.

  • DamselJillPole says:

    ugh, this banner makes me mad. i really dislike it! Why the heck is susan there and Peter? just arrrrghhhhhhhhh!!!!!!

    • Aslan's Meadow says:

      I also wonder why Peter and Susan are there. And I have a guess. If you look closley, I think that only Susan is still wearing her English clothes and ‘high heel’s. It looks like Peter has the high fantasy boots. If that is true, maybe the only reason that put Susan and Peter in the movie is to actually SHOW Susan slipping away. It would be so like hollywood to grab anything they could. Another theory is that possible Susan is going to meet Caspian (like the poster suggests). She’s going to be estactic, but Caspian will look at her and say I have found another I can be with, (unlike Susan who must return to our world). I can just see Susan staring at him with confustion, shock, and anger. They might have it that the romance between them that was severed by Caspian is what made her so mad she left Narnia never to return. Now this is just SPECULATION and GUESSES. So I’m not sure. If we watch the movie I might laugh at how far off I was. ANY Comments will be welcome. I would love to hear what you think.

      • Fan 4 Narnia says:

        I just had an idea. Are those Military boots that Peter is waring! I heard a rumor that people were worried that he might be in the Army with his dad. Let me know what ya’ll think.

      • SirCC says:

        I don’t think I would mind if Peter joined the military, since Lewis doesn’t say a whole lot of what happens to the original children between DT and LB. And it would make sense for them to, since their father was, and since they kind want to help people like they did in Narnia…just as long as it doesn’t effect what Lewis originally wrote, I’m fine with it.

      • Queen C The Gentle says:

        Well Peter and Susan return to Narnia.And if you look at the 1st trailer and 2nd trailer too I think, if you look closely you see Aslan telling Peter and Susan, Edmund and Lucy also along with Caspian,"You have return for a reason, your adventure begins now". Which I think Peter and Susan have another chance to start another life in Narnia,and Susan will get another chance with Caspian. And when you see Peter and Susan back in Narnia in the trailer, that’s not a flashback or magic because Edmund and Lucy were already wearing those clothes in the movie!

      • Bookwyrm says:

        Have you even read the book? Caspian marries Ramandu’s Daughter, Susaspian is finished. Get over it.

      • Queen C The Gentle says:

        I am talking about the film not the book! I know their was no relationship b/w Caspian+Susan! But how do we know it won’t change since Peter+Susan are returning to Narnia when they didn’t return in the book they were only mentioned, like what?only once, if someone could answer that.And no I haven’t read the book. I’m sure R’s daughter is a nice person.

      • King_Cor_the_Great says:

        Well if it were to show Susan "slipping away", why would they have her SO CLOSE TO CASPIAN and Peter further away? And we can barely even see Peter because of the lighting.

      • Bookwyrm says:

        Um, because they cast Ramandu’s Daughter and we’ve already seen Caspian drooling over her. πŸ˜›

      • Queen C The Gentle says:

        KIng Cor The Great, you’ve got a point there. Maybe Susan still hasn’t let go of Narnia yet, I don’t know.

      • Aslan's Meadow says:

        It will be very interesting to see how this minor plot plays out. Fan 4 Narnia: I never thought of military boots…but the news that was just posted said the Peter is in America with Susan. I personally would have liked Peter in the military. Queen C the Gentle: Aslan said they won’t return to Narnia. Technically speaking, the Dawn Treader isn’t in Narnia during the movie so they could return (though it would throw a lot of people off.) But I don’t think Susan and Caspian will ever have another change. She is to unstable…always returning and leaving Narnia.

      • Awel Prince says:

        Oh, Aslan’s Meadow, that was hilarious. πŸ™‚ I’m sorry but that made me laugh! πŸ™‚ Probably the most reasonable explanation for Peter & Susan’s prescene is so that movie goers might recongize it as the same series. I mean, think about it this way, somone only saw LWW and they see this poster (w/o knowing anything about PC) and their like, "Oh Narnia! didn’t that have 4 kids?" so they’d count ’em. That’s what I’d do if I didn’t know any better.

        I wouldn’t worry about it. Trailers and Posters are all about ‘false advertisement.’ Remember PC’s? It looked like Susan killed the witch in the trailers when she didn’t. Don’t freak out. Keep calm. Only a little over a month away and all mysteries will be solved. πŸ™‚ I’m just glad they’ve kept promotional stuff down. PC had TOO much.

      • Awel Prince says:

        Queen C: they’re NOT returning to Narnia. Their prescene in Narnian clothes was already explained. It was part of the consequences of Lucy being ‘more beautiful’. Think about it, no filmmaker would ever make that big of a mistake. Okay, maybe Adamson might have, but Apted is too good for that kinda of sloppy mistake. They made it CRYSTAL clear Peter and Susan weren’t coming back to Narnia, besides their in America (read the latest reports). πŸ™‚

      • Fan 4 Narnia says:

        For some reason I don’t think Peter is in America. I don’t know-I maybe wrong. I would rather him be in the Military. It just seems more like his charater and more like what C.S. Lewis would have written, because when Lewis wrote that Susan was in America, it was to show how she’s slipping away from Narnia.

      • Fan 4 Narnia says:

        Also, when Edmund tried to join the military, it could be because his dad and Peter were both soldiers.

  • Kate says:

    Aslan looks cartooney. Either his eyes sparkle, have ships in them, or look like Yogi bear. πŸ™‚ At least he looks friendly, I guess.

  • Rhys says:

    This is actually a half decent banner compared to the others. Everything looks awesome except the WW (if they’re gonna have her on there, at least use a GOOD picture..)and Aslan, who looks a bit weird. And reepicheep.

  • Edson07bs says:

    I HATE IT!!!

  • AJAiken says:

    The Dawn Treader’s sail isn’t complete … is this really real?

    • Bother Eustace says:

      Yeah, I’m inclined to believe this isn’t a real piece of marketing; the Dawn Treader’s sail isn’t complete. It looks ridiculous. It’s not like it’s half unfurled, either; it’s actually only half a sail, because that’s how it looked before post-production. And that is definitely scaffolding above it, not common ship rigging.

      I’d say in a heartbeat that someone not affiliated with production composited this together, but that silhouette of the Pevensies is one we’ve never seen before. That’s what confuses me the most.

      • Bookwyrm says:

        Yeah, we’ve had no confirmation it’s real yet, so I’m crossing my fingers it’s a piece of fanart. It really does look quite terrible, but we’ve seen poorly crafted promotional stuff for this movie already.

      • Queen Elizabeth says:

        The sail is complete, it’s just the angle you look at it makes it look cut in half.

      • Rhys says:

        @Bookwyrm poorly crafter? It’s the best banner we’ve seen so far- all the other posters look pathetic.

      • Bookwyrm says:

        If it looks better than the other ones, it’s only because they were so awful. The DT is cartoonish as is the WW. Aslan looks recycled from a poster I remember from LWW. Reep is too big. The only part that I think looks truly professional is the grouping of characters at the bottom.

  • QStheG says:

    I don’t like Aslan and WW but I’m very pleased about appearance of Peter & Susan)))

  • Starlily says:

    Haha. "…the White Witch glowering down upon the characters." That’s a good way to say it, Bookwyrm. πŸ˜‰

    Note that Susan is wearing very high heels, and Aslan looks worried at the reactions people are going to have to this banner. Ah, well. (But seriously, I hope Susan and Peter aren’t going to be at the world’s end. Cameos are one thing, but returning to Narnia is quite another.)

    • McGunn says:

      I agree, they really shouldn’t return to Narnia – that would just contradict the whole goodby scene in PC and they’re not in Narnia in the book…

      By the way, I’ve never really understood what you mean by cameo, English is not my native language:) Could someone please explain it to me?

      • Fan 4 Narnia says:

        Hey McGunn, cameo means that they were in the movie before this one and they are coming back for only a small part instead of main characters again.

        I like the poster (except for the White Witch *throwing up*). I really don’t mind if they bring Susan and Peter back, AS LONG AS they don’t put them in NARNIA!!!!!!!

      • McGunn says:

        Thanks, Fan 4 Narnia, for explaining.

  • Silver the Wanderer says:

    I liked it until I saw the incomplete sail and the WW. And Susan and Peter on the beach. In other words, I like the color scheme. πŸ˜‰

  • Ugly Pig says:

    Aside from Reep on the logo, this looks pretty good as far as design goes. Content wise, however…

  • King_Cor_the_Great says:

    Peter and Susan? man there role in this film just keeps changing!

  • Pepper Darcy says:

    Oh I love this! I love how it’s Aslan pitted agains the WW, and the DT is caught in the middle. No fear about Peter and Susan. They’re in English clothes! I’m sure it’s just a slight cameo! πŸ™‚ Even Anna said that she didn’t do much filming πŸ˜€ Looking good!! πŸ˜€

  • Queen C The Gentle says:

    I love it! I love the designs but something seems different about Aslan, I mean he looks human in it. And I’m very happy Peter and Susan are returning! Looks like Caspian and Susan might get a second chance after all! I wasnt’ ready to say goodbye to Peter and Susan yet!

    • DamselJillPole says:

      Sorry but they’re not. Caspian has to marry lilliandil and have a kid with her in order to do the next narnia movie. Caspian and Susan are not in Love!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Queen Emily the Valiant says:

    It’s great but I don’t think that the White Witch should be on it!!!

  • princessrosario says:

    This is horrific. I really hope it’s a fan-made poster…. =/

  • Queen Su says:

    I really like the banner, except for the fact of the WW. Aslan looks great!

  • JProctor says:

    This isn’t an official poster. If you look at the sail of the Dawn Treader’s only the bottom half is show. This is definitely fan art. Not doubt about it.

  • QueenLucy12 says:

    The DT looks cartoonish. Anyone agree? DAH THE WHITE WITCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Emmmmm , why is Peter and Susan here?????????????????????? I love Aslan! whoo!

  • Kotarki says:

    This is not official. Sail is not complete, people look out of place and don’t belong, white witch image is borrowed and way out of proportion. Just looks like someone with photos and photoshop.

  • narnian resident says:

    ugh….the White Witch is too big. they need to stop sticking her on the posters, much less making her so big and noticable

  • De_De says:

    Wow, Susan’s shoes have a pretty high heel!

  • narnian resident says:

    and hey, i cant see very well cuz its still kinda small when you blow it up, but it almost looks like Susan and Peter off in the corner next to the others, cuz the girl in the far right is wearing english clothes. thats kinda cool. i really dont mind that.

  • Savber100 says:

    "And what do we do with witches?"

    "BURN THEM!"

    Words of wisdom indeed.

  • Aragorn2 says:

    Too much WW, and why are Susan and Peter there.
    I hope this is all marketing.

  • Waleed Sajjad Khan says:

    Did anyone notice that Susan is wearing HEELS?!

  • glumPuddle says:

    Aaaaand Reep’s back on the logo.

  • pselpevensie says:

    IT’S SO EPIC!
    couple things tho:
    1- WHY IS THE WW SO MASSIVE????????
    2- why are peter and susan with the others? are they showing how susan is changing because they show her w/ heels?
    3- why is peter sep. from them?
    hope the questions will be answered on Dec. 10th

    • Mayor Wilkins says:

      I believe the Witch is so massive purely for artistic purposes here. Also because it’s more her evil spirit haunting the Dawn Treader crew. A spirit doesn’t have to be bound by the laws of man. It can be any size it wants to be. Also, it looks as though she is a vision seen in some kind of winter storm cloud.

      I don’t quite understand why Peter is standing apart from them. That is a good point. Very curious.

  • StephanieTheFaithful says:

    It looks REALLY cool, but isn’t it a little close to the premiere to change banners?

  • narnian at heart says:

    i really like the banner! but i still dont know wat Peter and Susan are doing there! I also like the fact the WW is in the poster, and i also hope there will be scenes of her in the other movies,considering she was the first enemy Narnia ever had so i think it would make sense that she comes back in some way.

  • Aravis Narnia says:

    Jadis occupies too big a place. She does not even show up in the book.

  • Narnian Meerkat says:

    Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet. . .I kinda like how the White Witch is glaring down at them. . .but still she shouldn’t be in the movie anyway. . .oh well. πŸ™‚ COOL BANNER!

  • Queen Elizabeth says:

    Why the heck! Is Peter and Susan in this. They are not even supposed to be a part of the film, and every time I see the WW it drives me crazy!!! Other than that it looks great πŸ™‚

  • samuel says:

    third theory (and what I think is most likely) is that this is not fan made, but rather an official one that was rejected in production. I remember an old poster on having half a sale. They probably were experimenting with how much of a presents the witch, and peter and susan would have, as apposed to an ensemble of the whole cast, or just the dawn treader etc… this would explain the different pictures of peter and susan

  • Princess Deboraa says:

    Nice, nice, and is that… omg, it really is!! Susan and Peter are standing at the end of the right side ^^ yeeeey !!
    Can’t wait to go and see it!!

  • TrueNarnianWithWill says:

    WOW! everyone has so mixed feelings on it!

    I think we don’t have to worry about susan and peter as they are in english clothes. I agree with Kate’s commentP: Aslan looks cartooney. Either his eyes sparkle, have ships in them, or look like Yogi bear. At least he looks friendly, I guess. He just doesn’t look right. I only real thing im worried about is how can it be a fan banner? Where would they have got the actors all dressed up for that photo to use as a fan banner??? The white witch needs to go home she doesn’t belong here. I did not mind her in PC as it was kinda in the book just for a bit anyway but SHE SHOULD NOT BE HERE!!!!!!!!!!! :0

  • Mayor Wilkins says:

    I don’t mind Susan and Peter being in the first part of the film or being referenced in the first part of the story. But I agree they should not be on the promotional material like this. It is basically false advertising, and would lead people to believe they play a much bigger role. Same with the White Witch. The Witch will probably be in this movie for about a minute or two. She might look on with evil anticipation as the Dawn Treader crew battles the Dark Island sea serpent, but ultimately, I think her role will be similar to what it was in "Prince Caspian."

    So it is strange they would feature her on the poster/banners this time when she was not featured on the "Prince Caspian" material. Perhaps her evil plays more of a role than her in this? Maybe the film will suggest that Jadis puts the Dark in Dark Island. LOL

    Anyway, I personally don’t mind her being on the posters, but I do find it odd. This particular banner looks OK, but I actually liked the theatrical poster better.

    • Bookwyrm says:

      Major dittos on the false advertisement charge. They’ve hyped up the presence of Susan, Peter, and the WW since they started promoting the film and it’s just going to result in a bunch of irritated film fans when they realize the characters are barely in the film.

  • narnia fan 7 says:

    I don’t like this banner Aslan and the Dawn Treader look like carton’s and why are Peter and Susan on it?

  • High Queene Shelly Belly says:

    LOVEIT_LOVEIT_LOVEIT!!! hated that grey,muted,outof focus look to the first banner, that dull blue grey look and had lucy with the huge undereye circles- gawd, that was bad. dont sweat the white witch, they probably need a reference to a conflict to make the movie look exciting. and all the kids brings back the good vibe of the first movie. these are the kinds of things u are forced to do in hollywood to convey excitement & urgency to people deciding whether to see this movie or its competitor.

  • Louloudi the Centaur says:

    Okay, this is probably unlikely, but this maybe was just some sort of test poster. Maybe there will be a poster/banner like this, but possibly modified so it looks better. This looks like fan art to me, but where would the person get the shot of the humans?

  • Hewkii and Jaller says:

    I love Reepicheep on top of the I in Narnia!! Awesome banner. I can’t wait ’till it comes into theaters.

  • Glenstorm the Great says:

    could I hate this more? I think not. GO AWAY!! YOU JADIS, YOU SUSAN, AND YOU TOO PETER!!! NARNIA IS NOT FOR YOU!!

    • follower of Aslan and the Great Emperor over the sea says:

      o yes.
      but peter and susan may come in narnia in the narnia(you know it when you read the last battle)you’re right not this narnia
      white witch go away!!!!

  • Legolas Forever ;) says:

    I LOVE IT OMG AHHHHHHHHHHHH I AM SOOOOO HAPPY X0

  • Narnian_Archer says:

    The only thing I don’t like about the poster is the way the White Witch is presented–it’s almost like she’s opposing Aslan–like "Aha! Thw White Witch is back to Conquer Narnia! What are you going to do now, Aslan?"….or, "It’s Aslan and the Pevensies back on the Voyage of the Dawn Treador…but, oh no! Look, the Evil White Witch has returned to destroy Narnia! What will the Aslan do? What will the Pevensies do? Will she finally conquer Aslan and take over Narnia?"
    I don’t really like that attitude, because, as has been stated before, it kind of puts the WW on the same level as Aslan–as an opposing equal power–which is actually a belief C.S. Lewis strongly opposed.
    I don’t think Peter and Susan belong on the poster…but their part is so minor, it doesn’t really bother me.
    Guess there’s nothing left to do but wait for the movie. πŸ™‚

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