‘The Chronicles of Narnia’

My first real experience as an actor was in a sixth-grade production of H.G. Wells’ The Invisible Man. Our teacher had the brilliant idea of staging it as a radio play, broadcast to the entire school over the intercom system. The day of the production, the...

Spirituality Site Launches ‘Narnia’ Coverage

A popular Web site dedicated to spirituality and popular culture is following its extensive coverage of “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy with in-depth treatment of C.S. Lewis’ “The Chronicles of Narnia.” The Hollywood Jesus Web site began...

Walden Media Carves Film-Lit Niche

Several popular children’s books have recently been adapted for the big screen—”Holes,” “I Am David” and now “Because of Winn-Dixie”—and these faithful adaptations have the same driving force behind them: Walden Media....

Middle-Earth Behind, Narnia Ahead

This year, no “Lord of the Rings” installment awaits moviegoers at the cinema. Next year, however, another literary behemoth will explode onto screens worldwide. “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe,” the first in C.S. Lewis’ beloved...