Netflix has announced that Greta Gerwig is set to kick off production on her adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia in 2024. The acclaimed filmmaker and actor signed a deal with the streaming giant to both write and direct two movies based on C S Lewis' beloved fantasy series.
Picture yourself curled up with a steaming cup of tea on a lazy weekend afternoon, whilst golden rays of sunshine furtively find their way to illuminate the tattered pages of your beloved, time-worn novel. Now, replace that serene imagery with a bustling living room, where that very novel is now flickering to life on a vibrant screen, promising to display the intricacies that were previously etched in ink. A beautiful transition, if done right. Then again, when it goes wrong, it feels like watching a dear friend fumble on stage and you are mostly left with a profound longing for what could have been.
Born on August 4, 1983, in Sacramento, California, Greta Gerwig grew up with a love for the arts and storytelling.
I often feel overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of new books that I still want to read—so many stories, so little time—and understand that this is an ambition that rereading can only delay.