The magical stories of C.S Lewis, Chronicles of Narnia, will soon be all over Netflix. The streaming service, Netflix has signed a multi-year deal with C.S.Lewis Company.
Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s Chief content officer said in a press release, “C.S. Lewis’ beloved Chronicles of Narnia stories have resonated with generations of readers around the world; Families have fallen in love with characters like Aslan and the entire world of Narnia; and we’re thrilled to be their home for years to come.”
It is the first time that same company is holding the rights to series of all seven Narnia books. Neflix has planned multiple television and film projects, and they will develop stories from across the Narnian Universe.
Douglas Gresham, stepson of C.S. Lewis, said in a statement, “It is wonderful to know that folks from all over are looking forward to seeing more of Narnia, and that the advances in production and distribution technology have made it possible for us to make Narnian adventures come to life all over the world.“
The books of the Narnia series have sold more than 100 million copies; and the series has been translated into more than 47 languages. Numerous films, television, radio and the stages have adapted the series by C.S.Lewis.
Disney previously adapted the series into three movies: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), Prince Caspian (2008) and The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010).