Fox to release Chronicles of Narnia in India prior to US release

MUMBAI: Fox Star Studios India  will release The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader prior to US release. The film is releasing in the United States on 10 December, 2010. However, it’s releasing a week earlier, on 3 December, 2010 in India.

Hollywood films are usually released in India either on the same day or a few days, even months after its release in The United States. This is the first time that a Hollywood film will be released in India a week prior to its release in North America; and just a day after a Royal Premiere in the UK.The film will also have the biggest ever release for a Hollywood film in India, with around 800 plus prints across multiple languages. Also for the first time ever for a film, filmgoers will have an option of watching this film in 3D in 4 languages including Hindi, Tamil & Telugu.

Fox Star Studios India CEO Vijay Singh said, “We are delighted to offer our Narnia fans this unique opportunity and that too in 3D and multiple Indian languages! It’s great entertainment which will appeal to a wide cross-section of demographics across the country. The buzz that is building up for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is very encouraging!”