Narnia Movie News

Christchurch Casting Report

Posted April 23, 2004 10:41 am by Tirian
Christchurch Casting Report

NarniaWebber Arvak delivers an exclusive report on the Christchurch casting call. Included are also exclusive pictures of the event.

Training and Stabling of Horses, Lions Planned

Posted April 21, 2004 9:14 am by Tirian

NarniaWeb has learned some information about the animals and trainers being used in the film.

Second Casting Call in Christchurch

Posted April 19, 2004 8:45 am by Tirian

The second casting call for LWW extras was held in the NZ city of Christchurch on April 19th.

Looking for Big and Small New Zealanders

Posted April 15, 2004 3:17 pm by Tirian

Casting director Liz Mullane says that the film will call for about 200 extras. NZ casting call is just days away.

NZ Casting Call for Extras

Posted April 12, 2004 1:19 pm by Tirian

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.

Mark Johnson’s Radio Interview

Posted April 7, 2004 11:47 am by Tirian

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.

NZ Television Spot Transcript

Posted April 6, 2004 3:52 pm by Tirian

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 Crew Welcomed to NZ

Posted April 6, 2004 2:01 pm by Tirian

Andrew Adamson and his crew of 40 were welcomed onto Hoani Waititi marae in West Auckland Tuesday morning.

Weta Workshops In, Weta Digital Out

Posted April 5, 2004 2:19 pm by Tirian

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 Bringing Narnia F/X to Life

Posted March 29, 2004 4:08 pm by Tirian

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.