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Weta Digital Talks About Prince Caspian Effects

Narnia - Prince Caspian WerewolfStuff.co.nz has an interview with Guy Williams of Weta Digital, the New Zealand special effects company who contributed creature and visual effects to Prince Caspian. Briefly discussed is the ever-popular Wer-wolf, and the trickiness of really convincing CGI fur effects. It’s not a particularly in-depth interview, but the talking points they do touch on are interesting. Check it out!

Narnia Director Plans Werewolf Movie

Andrew Adamson, director of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, Prince Caspian and the first two Shrek movies, is developing the werewolf novel Benighted into a film. Adamson mentions it in an interview with the NZ Herald, where he talks about the pleasure of working on a less family-oriented feature.

Narnia Werewolf Details

NarniaWeb has posted scans and a transcript of a recent Total Film Magazine interview with Howard Berger, special effects guru for the forthcoming Narnia film Prince Caspian. Among the various creatures Berger’s team created is a particularly nasty-looking werewolf (or wer-wolf, as the film calls him).

Narnia - Prince Caspian Werewolf

From the interview:

The digital werewolf was being handled by Weta Digital in New Zealand, but we also had a full suit with mechanical head, pretty messed up and scarred and everything, which was great. Really cool.

You can check out the rest of the interview here.

Update: I don’t know why I didn’t think of posting this before, but here’s some concept art for the werewolf, courtesy of the Narnia Wiki:

Narnia - Prince Caspian Werewolf Art