The Chronicles of Narnia: the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Special Report: The Chronicles of Narnia: the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
There, in a giant armoire, or wardrobe, they find a secret entrance to a fanciful land, called Narnia where the animals talk and an evil white witch has cast a spell, causing a 100-year winter.
"Shrek" director Andrew Adamson found fresh faces to play the four children -- including Edmund, who leads his brother and sisters into trouble.
Adamson is a special effects wizard who is excited about this movie -- five years in the making.
A Boston-based company made this $180 million movie. Walden Media dedicated, ironically, to making movies that will encourage kids to read and learn.
Walden Media is financed by Denver billionaire Phillip Anschutz -- a conservative Christian who's determined to change Hollywood for the better.
This movie -- based on the much-loved C.S. Lewis book, contains unmistakable biblical themes.
Aslan - the heroic lion and king of Narnia - is clearly a Christ-like figure who gives his life in sacrifice, then rises from the dead.
Flaherty attended the movie premier in London with Prince Albert Hall dressed up like an ice palace, Prince Charles and his wife Camilla were among those who attended.
The young actors were there too, and their director, who was asked about the movie's religious overtones.
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