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Netflix working on a Chronicles of Narnia cinematic universe

October 4th, 2018 by Marc Comments

Well, the movies are dead now so Netflix have figured they can bring the world CS Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia to the small screen with more success. 

And who are we to argue, really?

The streaming service along with CS Lewis’ estate are bringing the adventures of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe and beyond to us on a subscription basis.

Ted Sarandos, chief content officer at Netflix had this to say: “CS Lewis’ beloved Chronicles of Narnia stories have resonated with generations of readers around the world. Families have fallen in love with characters like Aslan and the entire world of Narnia, and we’re thrilled to be their home for years to come.

“It is wonderful to know that folks from all over are looking forward to seeing more of Narnia, and that the advances in production and distribution technology have made it possible for us to make Narnian adventures come to life all over the world,” said Douglas Gresham, stepson of C.S. Lewis. “Netflix seems to be the very best medium with which to achieve this aim, and I am looking forward to working with them towards this goal.

“Narnia is one of those rare properties that spans multiple generations and geographies [we] are excited to be collaborating with The C.S. Lewis Company and Netflix who have the capacity to translate the Narnia universe into both stellar feature-length and episodic programming. We cannot wait to get started on the multiple productions we hope to undertake.”

Cinematic and episodic, huh?

We’re not sure what that means but we’re looking forward to seeing what they can do.

Now please, please, please Netflix, can you acquire Stephen King’s The Dark Tower? Be your best friend if you do…

Source: Deadline


Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….