Classic fantasy novel The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe will become the
latest book to be transformed into a movie.
Andrew Adamson, a director on Shrek and next June's (04) sequel, is in the
early stages of adapting the 53-year-old novel, the most popular of CS LEWIS'
seven-part CHRONICLES OF NARNIA.
He has enlisted the New Zealand special effects studio behind the LORD OF
THE RINGS trilogy to develop creature designs for the story, which follows four
children who travel through a wardrobe to enter a mystical land ruled by an
The issue garnering a lot of attention is how Aslan the lion will be
portrayed in the flick.
Adamson says, "I read the book when I was eight years old and it seemed
very real to me. Aslan has to be, first and foremost, a real lion."