Netflix will produce new movies and TV series based on “The Chronicles of Narnia”
Netflix will develop new original movies and TV series based on CS Lewis’ beloved fantasy saga “The Chronicles of Narnia”. On the…
Netflix will develop new original movies and TV series based on CS Lewis’ beloved fantasy saga “The Chronicles of Narnia”.
Based on a multi-year agreement with The CS Lewis Company, Netflix will bring to life the incredible stories set in the universe of Narnia with new movies and TV series available exclusively to users around the world. The titles generated by this collaboration will be Netflix Original Productions, Entertainment One’s Mark Gordon (eOne), Douglas Gresham and Vincent Sieber will be executive producers of the series and producers of the films. In total, the novels in the series The Chronicles of Narnia have sold over 100 million copies and have been translated into more than 47 languages around the world. For the first time, thanks to this agreement, the rights to the seven books that make up the saga are owned by a single company.
“CS Lewis’s wonderful stories have won the hearts of generations of readers around the world,” he says Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer of Netflix. “Entire families have fallen in love with characters like Aslan and the entire universe of Narnia, we are very excited because Netflix will become their home in the coming years.”
“It is wonderful to know that audiences around the world will be able to discover new aspects of the world of Narnia. The new advanced production and distribution technologies will allow us to once again bring to life the adventures of the protagonists around the world “, observes Douglas Gresham, adopted son of CS Lewis. “Netflix is the best medium for this project, I can’t wait to work with them to make it happen.”
“Narnia represents a rare phenomenon, a story that goes beyond geographical borders, loved for several generations,” he says Mark Gordon, President and Chief Content Officer, Film & Television of eOne. “EOne and I are thrilled to be partnering with the CS Lewis Company and Netflix, who will transform the universe of Narnia into movies and TV series. We couldn’t be happier to start working on these new productions ».