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Greta Gerwig to direct 'The Chronicles of Narnia'

From Barbie to Narnia .

Greta Gerwig , coming soon with Warner Bros. Highly Anticipated Barbie Movie with Director’s Feature Film Chronicles of Narnia Sources Tell The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix Books


While no official announcement has been made, there have long been rumors of a co-production with the anchor on Noah Baumbach’s White Noise ‘s Gerwig will star in a “The Chronicles of Narnia” movie. In a report on Mattel’s continued Hollywood ambitions, The New Yorker reported that Gerwig and director CS Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia “The two films in the series.

Netflix did not respond to a request for comment.

In 2010, Netflix announced that it has acquired The Chronicles of Narnia Film and television rights to book series. Ted Sarandos said at the time. “Many families have fallen in love with characters like Aslan and the whole world of Narnia, and we are delighted to be their home for years to come.” But since that 2018 acquisition, the streamer has yet to announce any projects based on the beloved book series.

Netflix has long talked up franchise ambitions and has been gathering IP to support those efforts, including acquiring the Roald Dahl Story Company. The streamer released a film musical adaptation of Dahl’s Matilda , while Wes Anderson recently completed an adaptation of author Henry Sugar’s Fantastic story.

As for Gerwig, Narnia continues its penchant for big-budget filmmaking and adaptations. Gerwig had her directorial breakthrough with “ Lady Bird ,” earning five Oscar nominations, including best director and best screenplay, before taking on the role of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women) for Sony, then jump on Margot Robbie’s Barbie.

Barbie is currently tracking an impressive North American box office bow 1235526172$80 million range.

Before Netflix acquired the rights, Disney adapted the novel The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (10) and Prince Caspian(80). Fox posted The Voyage of the Dawn Treader on 2010 voyage



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