Douglas Gresham Gives an Update on The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
NarniaFans has posted an interview with C.S. Lewis' stepson Douglas Gresham about the progress on Prince Caspian. Here is a snippet from the interview:
NarniaFans.com: At what stage is Prince Caspian right now?
Douglas Gresham: We are pretty well advanced in pre-production with most conceptual realisation about done and a lot of pre-vis animatic being done. Location choices are about settled. Set design is under way and casting is well advanced; in other words we are pretty sure what the movie will look like.
NarniaFans.com: When will you find out who is playing Caspian?
Douglas Gresham: Well that is very hard to estimate, but we are down to a pretty short list now I am told. I am off to Prague tomorrow to attend some meetings at which this question will be further addressed.
NarniaFans.com: When will filming begin?
Douglas Gresham: We hope to start filming in February.
NarniaFans.com: Can you tell us where Caspian will be filmed?
Douglas Gresham: Some of our filming will be done in New Zealand, and some in the Czech Republic, there may well be bits and pieces done elsewhere as well.
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"Prince Caspian" finds the Pevensie siblings pulled back into the land of Narnia, where a thousand years have passed since they left. The children are once again enlisted to join the colorful creatures of Narnia in combating an evil villain who prevents the rightful Prince from ruling the land. "Prince Caspian" was first published in 1951, and is the fourth book in the seven-book series written by Lewis. It was intended as a continuation of "The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe."
Walt Disney Pictures will release the film on May 16th, 2008.
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