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Ben Barnes Returns in “The Punisher”

Posted January 10, 2019 12:37 pm by daughter of the king Leave a Comment

Netflix cancelled several of its’ Marvel shows in the past few months, but there is at least one more season of The Punisher. Ben Barnes returns as Billy Russo, a villain also known as Jigsaw.

Disney might bring back the Netflix Marvel shows on its’ own streaming platform, Disney+, but for now this may be the last chance to see Barnes in the role.

Georgie Henley Cast in “Game of Thrones” Prequel

Posted January 8, 2019 5:02 pm by daughter of the king 27 Comments

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Georgie Henley has been cast as a series regular in the Game of Thrones prequel series.

There is not yet any information about what role Henley will be playing, but secrecy about anything in the production is usual for Game of Thrones.

This will be the first time Henley has returned to the fantasy genre on both the large and the small screen since The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

See Will Poulter in “Bandersnatch”

Posted December 29, 2018 12:53 pm by daughter of the king 4 Comments

The Netflix show Black Mirror recently premiered an unprecedented episode featuring Will Poulter (Eustace in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader). The episode is an interactive piece allowing the viewer to have some control over the narrative in the style of choose your own adventure stories.

Much like The Twilight Zone, Black Mirror has a different story every episode featuring an almost entirely new cast every time. So this may be the only chance to see Poulter in the show.

See the trailer below, and be sure to comment about how your choices changed the story!

Pints with Jack: “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”

Posted December 21, 2018 5:32 pm by Glumpuddle 2 Comments

Pints with Jack: A C.S. Lewis Podcast usually focuses on Lewis’ theological works, but they recently did an episode about The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Listen here.

This is a great podcast for anyone interested in the works of C. S. Lewis. They also recently started a new video series. Recommended!

NarniaWeb Mugs Are Here!

Posted November 26, 2018 11:30 am by Glumpuddle 14 Comments

Father Christmas has new NarniaWeb mugs waiting in his bag!

Place your order

Proceeds from these sales will keep the site and podcast running. We need your help to keep NarniaWeb going strong!

NarniaWeb’s mission is threefold:

1. Offer the latest Narnia movie news.

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Provide an internet hub for people that love The Chronicles of Narnia.

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Amplify the voices of readers who want filmmakers to treat C. S. Lewis’ Narnia books with the respect they deserve.

This is especially important with new Narnia productions gearing up. We hope you will consider supporting us!

PBS’s The Great American Read Results: Narnia is No. 9

Posted October 23, 2018 7:03 pm by Glumpuddle 19 Comments

Last Summer on Talking Beasts: The Narnia Podcast, Douglas Gresham (stepson of C. S. Lewis) called on NarniaWebbers to support Narnia in PBS’s Great American Read.

And you responded! The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis placed 9th on a list of one hundred beloved books. Thanks for voting, NarniaWebbers!

Over 4 million votes were cast. Here is the top ten:

1. To Kill a Mockingbird
2, Outlander
3. Harry Potter
4. Pride and Prejudice
5. The Lord of the Rings
6. Gone with the Wind
7. Charlotte’s Web
8. Little Women
9. The Chronicles of Narnia
10. Jane Eyre

View the complete list

Vote Narnia in the Final Week of The Great American Read

Posted October 12, 2018 6:48 pm by The Rose-Tree Dryad 16 Comments

 

Do you think that The Chronicles of Narnia should be crowned as America’s best-loved novel?

It’s now the final week to vote in The Great American Read on PBS. After five months and almost four million votes cast, C. S. Lewis’s classic series is currently ranked in the Top Ten from a list of one hundred books. The winner will be announced during the grand finale episode on October 23rd, but there’s still time to vote and help Narnia take the gold!

HOW TO VOTE:

– The Great American Read website (Search: “Narnia”).
Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #VOTENarnia.
– Texting #VoteNarnia to 97979.
– Calling toll free at 1-855-443-6522.

You may vote once per day with each of these voting methods.

Voting is eligible to individuals in the United States and Canada. For more information, check out the How to Vote page.

Remember, voting ends on October 18th at 11:59 pm PT, so the clock is ticking. #VoteNarnia and show the world that Aslan is on the move!

Ballet Inspired by “The Great Divorce” Premieres This Weekend

Posted October 2, 2018 11:02 am by daughter of the king 6 Comments

Ballet 5:8 is premiering a ballet inspired by C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce by Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager this weekend in Grand Rapids, MI called The Space in Between.

Drawing inspiration from The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis, The Space in Between explores the nature of eternity and the joy found on its shores.

The Space in Between is a one-act ballet that will be performed with another original by Slader, Four Seasons of the Soul. The ballets will be toured in other cities, including Chicago, Fort Wayne, and Memphis. Tickets are available on the Ballet 5:8 website. Seen the show? Be sure to tell us what you think!

Tickets On Sale For ‘The Horse and His Boy’ at The Logos Theatre

Posted September 14, 2018 10:50 am by Glumpuddle 4 Comments

Narnia history will be made on March 1, 2019.

Tickets for the first-ever United States stage production of The Horse and His Boy are now on sale. It will premiere at The Logos Theatre in Taylors, SC.

Here is a behind-the-scenes look at the horses.

Douglas Gresham, stepson of C.S. Lewis, will be attending the first two performances. The book was dedicated to him and his brother. Listen to NarniaWeb’s discussion with Mr. Gresham about the book and his excitement for the upcoming play.

Over a dozen NarniaWebbers will be in the audience on opening night, so stay tuned for our review.

We understand most of our readers will not be able to make it to South Carolina. But we hope you will join us in celebrating one of the lesser-known (and for many, favorite) Narnia stories getting much-deserved attention.

Read our review for The Logos’ Theatre’s Prince Caspian production.

Shaw Festival to Stage Another Narnia Play in 2019

Posted August 11, 2018 1:33 pm by daughter of the king 5 Comments

Narnia fans may have more than one opportunity to see original stage versions of The Horse and His Boy in North America next year! The Shaw Festival’s version of The Magician’s Nephew opened to excellent reviews earlier this year, and will continue to stage performances this fall. Building off that success, The Standard reported today that one of the plays in next year’s line up is an original version of The Horse and His Boy adapted by Anna Chatterton and directed by Christine Brubaker. Although performance dates for the individual plays next season have not yet been announced, according to the Shaw Festival’s official website, the 2019 season will run April 6th – December 22nd next year. The Logos Theatre will also be staging a production of The Horse and His Boy in 2019.

Steven Sutcliffe as Uncle Andrew and Travis Seeto as Digory

Tickets are not available to the general public for either production yet, but there are still tickets available for The Magician’s Nephew at shawfest.com.

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