According to Variety, having grossed nearly $530 million worldwide, not only has The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe become a surprise hit, it has also outearned King Kong by almost $70 million.
The success of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first published in the C.S. Lewis series but second chronologically, is spurring plans for a sequel based on the next title, Prince Caspian. Granat said work on a script is under way, with plans to tap a director within a few weeks.
"We're planning on starting production by the fourth quarter of next year," Granat said.
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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian was released May 16th, 2008 and stars Ben Barnes, Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Sergio Castellitto, Peter Dinklage, Warwick Davis. The film is directed by Andrew Adamson.