The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is an 3D fantasy-adventure film based on The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, the third published novel in C.S. Lewis’s epic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. It is third in The Chronicles of Narnia film series from Walden Media. It will be the first in the series to be distributed by 20th Century Fox, and the first to be released in 3D.
The two younger Pevensies, Edmund (Skandar Keynes) and Lucy (Georgie Henley), are staying with their cousin Eustace Scrubb (Will Poulter). They find themselves drawn into a painting of an old ship, where they join the new King of Narnia, King Caspian (Ben Barnes).
The film will premiere on November 30, 2010 in digital 3D at the Royal Film Performance and will have its wide theatrical release in traditional 2D, RealD 3D and Digital 3D from the second of December onwards.
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader will premiere on November 30, 2010 in London at the Royal Film Performance. It will mark the first time the Royal Film Performance will be screened in Digital 3-D and the second time a Narnia film will premiere at the event, the first being The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe in 2005.
It will be given a pre-release gala on December 8 in Knoxville, Tennessee followed by a North American premiere on December 9, 2010.
Nihilistic Software and Disney Interactive Studios was supposed developed a video game based on the film for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii when Disney was still involved in the project. But when to Fox took over the production, Nihilistic sought out negotiations with Fox Digital Entertainment division failed to agree for a settlement resulting to the cancellation of the video game.
Fox Digital Entertainment later collaborated with Gameloft to produce a mobile game for iPhone and iPod Touch which was released on November 18, 2010.