Narnia Movie News
NarniaWeb has learned some information about the animals and trainers being used in the film.
The second casting call for LWW extras was held in the NZ city of Christchurch on April 19th.
Casting director Liz Mullane says that the film will call for about 200 extras. NZ casting call is just days away.
An advertisement was run in New Zealand’s the Dominion Post this weekend calling for very tall and very small men and women to audition.
In an interview Tuesday on New Zealand’s Newstalk ZB, producer Mark Johnson talked for about 10 minutes about the film and made several very interesting comments. EDIT: We’ve added the interview transcript.
A one-and-a-half minute New Zealand TV spot with shots of the crew and a welcoming ceremony known as Powhiri.
Andrew Adamson and his crew of 40 were welcomed onto Hoani Waititi marae in West Auckland Tuesday morning.
NarniaWeb has confirmed that Weta Workshops is working on the film but that Weta Digital is not involved. This dovetails nicely with the confirmation that Rhythm & Hues has been awarded the digital effects on the film.
Rhythm & Hues has landed the role as lead special effects studio on Walt Disney Studios and Walden Media fantasy epic The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, which Disney will distribute late next year.