News for Jun. 08, 2007

Narnia 3 Gets Release Date

6/08/07, 8:35 pm EST - Xoanon reported that Walt Disney Pictures has set a May 1, 2009, release date for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, the proposed third film in the hit franchise. The second film, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, is already in production, with an eye to a May 16, 2008, release. The films are based on C.S. Lewis' beloved Narnia books. The site also reported that Disney has set a July 10, 2009, release date for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, a Jerry Bruckheimer-produced movie based on the hit video game. At Universal, meanwhile, Paul W.S. Anderson's Death Race remake has gotten a Sept. 26, 2008, release date, the site reported. Produced by Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner, the futuristic thriller stars Jason Statham. (Universal is owned by NBC Universal, which also owns SCIFI.COM.)