APRIL FOOLS! New Documents Reveal Discussions About Lewis/Tolkien Bio-Pic APRIL FOOLS!

 

Last December the cyber-world was rocked by one of the largest breaches in US history when a group hacked into Sony’s accounts and not only stole several films slated for release, but leaked many confidential memos and e-mails to the public. Aside from making award parties awkward by revealing conversations about actors and directors that took place behind closed doors, these e-mails also revealed discussions about hot properties including James Bond, Ghostbusters, and Spider-Man. However what didn’t make the news was information regarding many smaller films, such as the upcoming movie Tolkien&Lewis.

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APRIL FOOLS! Silver Chair Release date announced? APRIL FOOLS!

We have it on good authority that the release date for the next Narnia movie has been tentatively announced. Fox studios (who is supposed to distribute the film) as reserved a possible slot on April 5, 2016 for a ” Big Budget fantasy film” that is listed under the title of “Greensleeves”. Some insider speculation indicates that this could be the next Narnia movie The Silver Chair.

The Silver Chair

The Silver Chair

 

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Tumnus’ Bookshelf: The NarniaFans Book Reviews: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe (Picture Book Edition)

Hi, everybody welcome back to Tumnus’ Bookshelf where we review any and all books written by, about and inspired by CS Lewis, the Land of Narnia and the Inklings. For today’s review we will be looking at The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe (Picture Book Edition.)

 

Title: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe  (Picture Book Edition.)

Adapted by: Hiawyn Oram

Illustrated by: Tudor Humphries

Based on the novel The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis.

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Cover for The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe storybook

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN-10: 0060556501

ISBN 13: 9780060556501

 

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Tumnus’ Bookshelf: The NarniaFans Book Reviews: ImagiNation Unveiled: The Hidden Realm by Judy Probus

Hey, everybody! Welcome back to Tumnus’ Bookshelf, the official NarniaFans book reviews where we review any and all books by, about, and inspired by CS Lewis, the Land of Narnia and the Inklings. For today’s review we will be looking at the brand new fantasy novel ImagiNation Unveiled: The Hidden Realm by Judy Probus!

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Death of C.S. Lewis Scholar Dr. Christopher Mitchell

Christopher Mitchell4Many of you will likely not recognize the name of Dr. Christopher Mitchell who died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 10, 2014. He was a very humble gentleman who tended to focus on encouraging the work of others than making sure you knew his name.

Last year he joined the Torrey Honors Institute of Biola University to teach there after being the Director of the Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton College in Illinois for nearly 20 years (learn more about the Wade by listening to this interview from All About Jack: A C.S. Lewis Podcast).

Wheaton Bible Church will be having a Memorial Service on Friday evening, July 18th. The service is at 7 o’clock with visitation from 3-7 p.m. Another Memorial Service is will be at Grace EV Free Church in La Mirada on Sunday, July 20 at 5:30 p.m.

If you knew him, or had been touch by his life in same way, you can express your thoughts on a special Facebook page created to honor is legacy. Additionally a special podcast was recently posted at All About Jack featuring several friends of Dr. Mitchell reflecting on the impact his life had on them.

APRIL FOOLS! 2014. “Yowza!”

Well folks, another April Fools has come and gone. It’s time to put aside our mirth and silliness and get back to business. I hope you all enjoyed the jokes this year and got a good laugh, joke, or chuckle out of them. I also hope you didn’t read them too early in the morning. As is evident by most of the comments, you guys are getting good at this! Some are even sharing them with others! Note: No Current or Former Disney Channel Stars were harmed in the making of these jokes.

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Tumnus’ Bookshelf: The NarniaFans Book Reviews: The Gates of Heaven : Book Six: The Sands of Ethryn

Hey, everybody! Welcome back to Tumnus’ Bookshelf, the official NarniaFans book reviews where we review any and all books by, about, and inspired by CS Lewis, the Land of Narnia and the Inklings. For today’s review we will be looking at CS Lakin’s latest fantasy book, The Sands of Ethryn, the sixthbook in her Gates of Heaven Series! –

 

Title: The Gates of Heaven: Book Six: The Sands of Ethryn.

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Sands of Ethryn Cover

Author: CS Lakin

Publisher: AMG

ISBN-10: 0899578942

ISBN-13: 978-0899578941

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Through A New Wardrobe: The NarniaFans Interviews: Diving into The Sands of Ethryn with CS Lakin

Hey, everybody! Welcome back to “Through a New Wardrobe”, where we sit down and chat with some of today’s hottest writers who have been influenced by CS Lewis and the  Land of Narnia. Today, we will be catching up with our old friend, CS Lakin, author of The Gates of Heaven Series, and talking about her upcoming release The Gates of Heaven Series: Book Six: The Sands of Ethryn, as well as hearing a bit of her testimony and chatting a bit about her love for sci-fi, time travel and Star Trek.

click here and here to read our earlier interviews with her.

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Tumnus’ Bookself: The NarniaFans Book Reviews: Hobbit Lessons by Devin Brown

Hey, everybody! Welcome back to Tumnus’ Bookshelf: The NariaFans Book Reviews where we review any and all books by, about, and inspired by CS Lewis, the Land of Narnia, JRR Tolkien and the Inklings. For today’s review we will be looking at Devin Brown’s new book, Hobbit Lessons.HobbitLessonscover

Title: Hobbit Lessons

Author: Devin Brown

Publisher: Abingdon

ISBN-10: 1426776020

ISBN-13: 978-1426776021

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Tumnus’ Bookshelf: The NarniaFans Book Reviews: Conversations with CS Lewis by Robert Verlarde

Hey, everybody! Welcome back to Tumnus’ Bookshelf, where we review any and all books by, about, and inspired by CS Lewis, the land of Narnia, and the Inklings.  Today, we will be looking at Robert Verlarde’s Conversations with CS Lewis.

 

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Author: Robert Verlarde

Publisher: IVP (2008)

ISBN-10: 0830834834

ISBN-13: 978-0830834839

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