It has been 9 years since The Chronicles Of Narnia first hit theaters in 2005. Since its debuting film, the popularly praised series has undergone development through different studios including Walt Disney Pictures, Walden Media, and Twentieth Century Fox. Presently, The C.S. Lewis Company has entered into an agreement with The Mark Gordon Company to collaboratively develop and produce The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair, the fourth book published in C.S. Lewis' famed fantasy series. The news was confirmed by The C.S. Lewis Company.
"Like many readers, both young and old, I am a huge fan of C.S. Lewis's beautiful and allegorical world of Narnia. These fantasy stories inspire real-world passion among millions of devoted fans around the world. As we prepare to bring the next book to life, we are humbled and excited to contribute to the outstanding legacy of Narnia." Mark Gordon
"I have a great deal of respect for Mark Gordon's work and I am confident that together we can bring the beauty and magical delight that Narnia engenders in the hearts of those who read the books to the screen in 'The Silver Chair.' I am very much looking forward to diving once more into Narnia, this time with Mark Gordon and his team." Douglas Gresham, stepson of C.S. Lewis
Mark Gordon and Douglas Gresham along with Vincent Sieber, the LA based Director of The C.S. Lewis Company, will serve as producers and work with The Mark Gordon Company on developing the script. Michele Wolkoff and Sara Smith will oversee for The Mark Gordon Company.
Vincent Sieber stated, "We are very excited by this partnership and to be able to work on this movie from its earliest conception on such a collaborative basis. It gives us the opportunity to develop a script and then produce a film with some of the most talented industry professionals whilst remaining completely faithful to this much loved book.” The first three Narnia films combined have grossed over $1.6 billion at the worldwide box office.
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Source: The C.S Lewis Company
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