Moving from life in the Dreamhouse to the snowy landscapes of Narnia, Greta Gerwig has set her sights on directing a feature film adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia for Netflix. Per an interview profile with the New Yorker, the Little Women and Lady Bird filmmaker has a deal to write and direct “at least” two films in the C.S. Lewis fantasy franchise.

Netflix acquired the film and TV rights to the Narnia book series back in 2018, yet the streamer has yet to announce any projects related to the property. Before Netflix acquired the rights, Disney made adaptations of the novels The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) and Prince Caspian  (2008), starring the likes of Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy, Ben Barnes and Liam Neeson. Fox later released The Voyage of the Dawn Treader in 2010.

It’s unclear whether Gerwig intends to retread the same stories already brought to screen, or whether Netflix’s films would seize on another point in the series’ timeline. Either way, we’ll admit to being very curious as to what the filmmaker will make of this adaptation!

Gerwig’s latest venture, the very buzzy, very pink Barbie, is set to release in cinemas on July 21st.

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