August 12, 2006 03:41:09 GMT
"The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" is scheduled to start shooting by January 2007.
It is unveiled at last. Telling The Hollywood Reporter, producer Mark Johnson has ultimately revealed that the production of "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" will begin this coming January.
Shifting the filming location from New Zealand to Europe, the movie has been confirmed to still feature the principal cast consisting of William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Georgie Henley, and Skandar Keynes. Andrew Adamson also returns to once again take the double jobs of directing and co-writing the script.
Eyeing a summer 2008 release, "Prince Caspian" continues the story of the four Pevensie siblings who this time find themselves pulled back to Narnia, where 400 years have passed since they left. Once more join the diverse creatures of the land, they must struggle to overthrow a usurping king named Miraz and restore the rightful heir to the throne, the young Prince Caspian.
As for the follow-up of the series, Adamson and Johnson will re-team to produce the third installment of the franchise a year after finishing "Prince Caspian."