Michael Petroni to Write ‘The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of The Dawn Treader’

Writer takes over the project from Richard LaGravanese.

According to Variety Michael Petroni will be writing the new film in The Chronicles of Narnia series for Walden Media and Fox 2000.

Titled The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of The Dawn Treader, Petroni takes the reins from Richard LaGravanese who wrote the first draft of the C.S. Lewis novel.

Walden Media hopes to start shooting the movie this summer with plans to release it around the holidays in 2010 via the Fox Walden label.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of The Dawn Treader was released December 10th, 2010 and stars Ben Barnes, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, Will Poulter, Bill Nighy, Gary Sweet, Arthur Angel, Tony Nixon. The film is directed by Michael Apted.

Sources: Variety

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  1. GK

    Let's see if they can do better on this.

    6 years agoby @indianajonesFlag

  2. Diaigma

    Two words: Eustace. Dragon. That's enough for me.

    6 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  3. Shadow Of The Day

    Great news.I'm looking forward to this one.

    6 years agoby @asifFlag

  4. Atreus

    The first was certainly a magical movie - although the second had a far too whiny tone for my taste. Still, it is a nice, gentle high-fantasy and I am glad they are making another one. It would be a pity to begin something as epic as the Chronicles of Narnia, only to have it fade away after only two attempts.

    All they need to do is stop trying so hard to make it like Middle Earth or Harry Potter - it is Narnia, allow it to be itself.

    6 years agoby @atreusFlag

  5. Vamp

    Awesome. The first two were great movies, I'm looking forward to this one. Also, I agree with Shelley and ComradeHenson... Glad it's still going to happen.

    6 years agoby @vampire2000Flag

  6. fanboy

    this is good news, i always liked the movies and books

    6 years agoby @fanboyFlag

  7. thrashnasty190

    im just glad its getting done

    6 years agoby @thrashnasty190Flag

  8. Shelley

    I agree with Comrade, glad it is still happening. I thought it had already been written, but I guess I was wrong.

    6 years agoby @shelleyFlag

  9. Diaigma

    Hopefully this writer can stay true to the story WITHOUT adding so freak'en much :P

    6 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  10. -comrade-

    Kind of nice to hear that this is still happening. Disney gave up on it when it showed it couldn't defeat Harry Potter.

    6 years agoby @taberjohnson18Flag

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