News for Sep. 06, 2005

The Chronicles of Narnia Effects Team

9/06/05, 7:41 pm EST - Xoanon has already spoken with two of the young actors from Disney and Walden Media's upcoming The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, but the real stars of the movie will likely be the creatures (view our exclusive pictures of Otmin, a Minotaur in the White Witch's army in full here) and effects created by the crack team of Richard Taylor and Dean Wright of Weta FX ("The Lord of the Rings" trilogy) working with make-up effects specialist Howard Berger of KNB FX. Essentially, the three men supervised a huge crew of people to combine make-up and practical on-set effects with groundbreaking computer-generated digital effects. [More]