April Fools 2015: “Working-Title”

Well, friends, another April Fools has come and gone and now part of our long and storied history. We didn’t get the outrage we normally do. Which is good. You’ve taken it in stride, and had a good laugh. Though this year, the jokes were semi-plausible.

Believe it or not, it’s getting harder for us to come up with jokes! The media dry spell has been hard on us too, and not just due to the lack of comedy fodder. We honestly wish we had some real news stories to report.

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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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APRIL FOOLS! Breaking News! Lady Gaga to play The Lady of the Green Kirtle APRIL FOOLS!

The Lady of the Green Kirtle ,or the Emerald Witch,  is probably the second most popular character in CS Lewis beloved Narnian Chronicles. Since the news of Narnia films was first announced fans have wondered who would play her .Would they hire a different actress or just have Tilda Swinton play the role? Well, NarniaFans Spy “Sir GooGoo” ,a source close to the production just who may be playing the character. Lady Gaga, one of the music industry’s most popular and polarizing performers Lady Gaga is “in final negotiations” to play the Emerald Witch in the upcoming adaptation of CS Lewis’ The Silver Chair.

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APRIL FOOLS! Breaking News! Dr. Who Alums to Enter Narnia! APRIL FOOLS!

Fans of the classic BBC Narnia movies will be glad to know that keeping in line with the originals, three former Dr. Whos are in talks for playing the fan favorite Marshwiggle, Puddleglum. Actors Christopher Eccleston ( Heroes, Thor: The Dark World) , David Tennant ( Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire), and Matt Smith are all in consideration for the roll of the lovable wet blanket.

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Not since Piltdown Man…April Fools 2013.

They said it couldn’t be done. Some even begged and pleased that it not be done. Seriously.  Some of you yelled, screamed and insisted we never, ever do this again. But one way or another April 1st came around again and as sure as the snow melts in the spring, we at NarniaFans pulled off another April Fools. Most of you actually enjoy this and enjoy the fun we have.

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APRIL FOOLS! Scientists Discover Faun Skeleton?

Back in 2003, scientists discovered a skeleton ion the Indonesian island of Flores that was affectionately nicknamed ‘The Hobbit”. The skeleton’s remains were like that of a human, but smaller, but not to the extent of dwarfism, hence the name .While this was no conclusive evidence that Hobbits exists, paleontologists from Europe have discovered what appears to be the remains of a faun, not unlike Mr. Tumnus from Narnia.

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APRIL FOOLS! Christian Avengers-like Project to combine Narnia, LOTR, Les Mis, Left Behind and Other Classic Christian works?

We received a spy report from NarniaFan Son of Coul saying that Ictus Studios, an independent Christian film studio is very interested in not only rebooting the Narnia films, but incorporating it into a “shared universe”  with The Lord of the Rings, Les Miserables, The Bibleman DVD’s and even the Left Behind series. Other classic books slated to be part of this franchise include This Present Darkness, Ted Dekker’s Showdown Trilogy, and John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress.

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APRIL FOOLS! Out of the Silent Planet Mini-series Coming Soon!

With a new Star Trek movie out this summer, and another Star Wars film in the works, it only marks one thing for film studios: science fiction is making a huge comeback.  Perhaps the best evidence we see of this is that 20tH Century Fox has decided to adapt CS Lewis’ Space Trilogy as a TV mini-series.Out of the Silent Planet Read the rest of this entry »

APRIL FOOLS! Justin Bieber and Rebecca Black are Digory Kirke and Polly Plummer???

In an unfortu-, I mean unforseen series of events, it has been reported to NarniaFans that two of today’s most popular teenage singers/actors have been signed on as actors in The Magician’s Nephew! Justin Bieber, possibly the greatest teenage heartthrob of all time, has been cast as Digory Kirke. As his loyal fans (loyal is an understatement) say: “Beiber is amazing, he is this generations Batch, Bathoven and Moesart!” Justin is reported to be extremely excited about this role; he is already practicing his lines by putting them to music. He will also be recording a single to be played in the credits of the movie; rumors are that the single is titled “Never Eat Apples.” (UPDATE-lyrics can be found at the bottom of this post!)

 

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