In Other News

The New Life of Bryan

Posted February 16, 2005 9:25 pm by Tirian has done an interesting and insightful piece on Brian Cox, the voice of Aslan. While the article barely mentions his involvement in the film, it does provide insight into the life of a very interesting man. Warning: Harsh Language. Check it out….

Narnia Set Equipment For Sale

Posted February 16, 2005 7:49 am by Tirian

Now that the filming is over, you can own some of the equipment used in the making of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Check out the sale at GraysOnline. Thanks to NarniaWebber Dooby for the heads up!

Rumor: Narnia Trailer to Be Attached to SW3

Posted February 16, 2005 7:44 am by Tirian

According to the trailer for the Chronicles of Narnia will be attached to the prints of Star Wars Episode III: The Revenge of the Sith being released on May 19, 2005.

MASSIVE Used on Narnia

Posted February 14, 2005 4:13 pm by Tirian

MASSIVE, the breakthrough crowd animation tool used throughout the Lord of the Rings films has been used in conjunction with Narnia. Dan Smiczek said, “We were working with Massive on The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe…” See the whole press release about the usage of MASSIVE with the film Elektra at Digital Producer Magazine.

Two New Interviews

Posted February 7, 2005 10:05 am by Tirian

In a Dark Horizons interview, Tilda Swinton says: “[Andrew Adamson] is not interested in special effects anymore so everything’s real, so you have real creatures. In other words, you don’t have, as in Lord of the Rings, 500 extras that are doubled up to make 7,000. but actually have all of those people in all of those suits, being all of those mythical creatures.” Recharge Magazine also interviewed the screenwriters and they say that in the film, Susan will be the voice of the author. Watch out for this interview, though, as it has some crass moments.

German Release Date Moves to December 8th

Posted February 4, 2005 2:12 pm by Tirian

According to – the German release date for LWW has been moved from December 15th up to December 8th. That’s one day before it’s released in the United States! Thanks to NarniaWebber Silvio for the heads up!

Narnia Standee Pops Up In Germany

Posted January 31, 2005 9:44 am by Tirian has this story from Narnian Spy Runner: I went to see ’The Aviator’ this weekend in Trier, Germany, and spotted this advertisement for the upcoming Narnia film! Here’s the pic! Notice that the picture of Lucy and the lampost looks like it has been covered up. Another interesting note is that the German version of the film is called “The King of Narnia”.

Adamson Gets Oscar Nomination for Shrek 2

Posted January 25, 2005 1:38 pm by Tirian

Andrew Adamson was nominated for best animated feature film for Shrek 2 early this morning. Congratulations to Andrew Adamson from all of us at Narniaweb!

Entertainment Weekly Reports on LWW

Posted January 20, 2005 4:21 pm by Tirian

Sunchild sent in this scan from Entertainment Weekly featuring some of the latest concept art which has been released.

Entertainment Weekly Clipping

Entertainment Weekly Clipping

Sideshow Collectibles Not a Narnia Licensee

Posted January 13, 2005 9:36 am by Tirian

A story swirled around the net last week when it was discovered that Sideshow Collectibles (the licensee for Weta and LOTR) had registered the domain NARNIACOLLECTIBLES.COM. It seemed that they might be poised to be the licensee for the Narnia franchise. Sources inside of Disney tell us, however, that Sideshow is not a licensee nor does it seem likely that they will become so. More on this as the story develops.