The Chronicles Of Narnia Netflix Films To Be Directed By Barbie’s Greta Gerwig

The Chronicles Of Narnia books are getting an all-new film adaptation.

Greta Gerwig headshot over The Chronicles of Narnia scene with Aslan the Lion.

Greta Gerwig, the highly talented actress, writer, and director, has her name tied to The Chronicles of Narnia film for Netflix. She will write and direct at least two films for the streaming company, according to The New Yorker. Initially recognized for her work in independent films like “Frances Ha” and “Mistress America,” Gerwig transitioned to directing. She made her critically acclaimed debut with “Lady Bird” in 2017. It earned her Academy Award nomination for Best Director. Her second directorial effort, “Little Women,” released in 2019, received critical acclaim and was a commercial success, further establishing Gerwig’s reputation as a visionary filmmaker. Her latest film Barbie starring Margot Robbie, is set to release in theaters this month.

The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of beloved fantasy novels by C.S. Lewis featuring seven books. They include “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” “Prince Caspian,” and “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.” The books follow the adventures of a group of children who discover a magical world through a wardrobe. Several adaptations of The Chronicles of Narnia have been made into films and television shows. The 2005 adaptation of “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” was followed by “Prince Caspian” in 2008 and “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” in 2010. They all successfully captured the magical essence of Narnia and its iconic characters. The BBC also released a well-received series in the late 1980s. The enduring popularity of The Chronicles of Narnia is a testament to the imaginative world created by Lewis and its ability to captivate audiences across different mediums.

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Sean Tajipour is the Founder and Editor of Nerdtropolis and the host of the Moviegoers Society Podcast. He is also a member of the Critics Choice Association. You can follow on Twitter and Instagram @Seantaj.

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