Narnia Optioned for New Line - The Silver... Screen
Why does this bear mentioning here at Tolkien Online? Well, for one Lewis was Tolkien's closest friend for a good deal of his life, and was the continual prodding voice that got Professor Tolkien to finish and publish The Lord of the Rings. And I know many of you Tolkien fans are also Lewis fans, particularly fans of The Chronicles of Narnia.
I only hope that great care and respect for Lewis's loved books is taken as these masterpieces approach the silver screen. It looks like New Line has done a wonderful job with LOTR (no, I haven't seen it yet, but Ted has, and he was quite impressed), so this may bode well for Aslan, Lucy, Edmund, Prince Caspian, and Puddleglum.
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