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The+Chronicles+of+NarniaC.S. Lewis’s beloved Chronicles of Narnia series is coming back to theaters, beginning with Lewis’s 1952 novel The Silver Chair.

TriStar, a division of Sony, announced that it’s teaming up with The Mark Gordon Company, The C.S. Lewis Company, and eOne on the story, which will be adapted by Life of Pi screenwriter David Magee.

The Silver Chair tells the story of Eustace’s second trip to Narnia along with his classmate Jill Pole. After running from bullies at school, the two find themselves in Narnia where the lion, Aslan, tasks them with finding and rescuing the missing Prince Rillian, son of King Caspian and the rightful heir to the Narnian throne.

Previously, Lewis’s book were adapted into the 2005’s The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe and 2008’s Prince Caspian. Both were distributed by Disney and starred William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Skandar Keynes and Georgie Henley as the four Pevensie siblings. In 2010, 20th Century Fox released The Voyage of the Dawn Treader which saw the return of Lucy (Henley), Edmund (Keynes), and Prince Caspian (Ben Barnes), and the introduction of Will Poulter as Eustace Scrubb.

It is unknown if Poulter will be returning as Eustace, but according to TriStar The Silver Chair’s new creative team plans to “tackle the continuing story with a fresh approach to capture a broad global audience.”

Overall, Lewis penned seven novels in the series. His stepson, Douglas Gresham, is on board as a producer of The Silver Chair. 

 

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