Michael Petroni Pens Third “Narnia” Film

Michael Petroni (“Afterlife,” “The Book Thief”) has been hired to write “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” for Walden Media and Fox 2000 says Variety.

Petroni takes over for Richard LaGravanese who penned the most recent draft of the C.S. Lewis novel. The project was thrown into doubt late last year when Disney pulled the plug on co-financing the project.

Walden is aiming for a Summer start date for a Holiday 2010 release.