MPAA Rating: PG
Age range: Ages 11 and up
Runtime: 144 minutes
Starring: Ben Barnes, Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Peter Dinklage
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Walden Media
Director: Andrew Adamson
Release Date: May 16, 2008
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian - Movie Trailer
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian - Official Synopsis
The characters of C.S. Lewis’ timeless fantasy come to life once again in this newest installment of the “Chronicles of Narnia” series, in which the Pevensie siblings are magically transported back from England to the world of Narnia, where a thrilling, perilous new adventure and an even greater test of their faith and courage awaits them.
One year after the incredible events of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” the Kings and Queens of Narnia find themselves back in that faraway wondrous realm, only to discover that more than 1300 years have passed in Narnian time. During their absence, the Golden Age of Narnia has become extinct, Narnia has been conquered by the Telmarines and is now under the control of the evil King Miraz, who rules the land without mercy.
The four children will soon meet an intriguing new character: Narnia’s rightful heir to the throne, the young Prince Caspian, who has been forced into hiding as his uncle Miraz plots to kill him in order to place his own newborn son on the throne.
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian - Fun Facts for Kids
Prince Caspian, by C.S. Lewis, was the second book written in his seven book fantasy series about the magical land of Narnia. The books were written in the 1950s, and the part of the story that takes place in our world is set in England in the 1940s. There is some controversy surrounding the books with regard to the religious undertones and the order in which the books should be read. Elizabeth Kennedy, our guide to children's books, offers answers to these controversies and other questions in her FAQs article about the Narnia tales.