Johnston Shoots Down “Silver Chair” Report

Yesterday a link popped up on Reddit showing what appeared to be a leaked copy of the press notes for the in the works adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair”.

At last report last year, Joe Johnston is directing this fourth film in the series (based on the sixth novel overall) which is in active development and would serve as a semi-reboot. As there are only three key returning characters – Eustace Scrubb, a much older Caspian and Aslan – changes are easy to incorporate.

The apparent leaked press release indicated the film would undergo a five-month shoot starting in November in New Zealand and went on to list a bunch of crew members involved in the production.

There’s just one problem, it’s a fake. Johnston himself quickly shot down the report, saying on Twitter: “No truth to any “new” information posted about #TheSilverChair on Reddit at the moment, folks. Please confirm here first. Thanks. #FakeNews ”

So much for that. “The Silver Chair” still hasn’t announced a release or production date at this time.