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Navigating The Golden Compass

Source: Heather Newgen
December 4, 2007 traveled to London, England recently to talk to The Golden Compass writer/director Chris Weitz and stars Dakota Blue Richards, Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig and Sam Elliott.

Based on author Philip Pullman's bestselling and award-winning novel, the December 7 release tells the first story in Pullman's "His Dark Materials" trilogy.

The fantasy-adventure is set in an alternative world where people's souls manifest themselves as animals, talking bears fight wars, and Gyptians and witches co-exist. At the center of the story is Lyra (Richards), a 12-year-old girl who starts out trying to rescue a friend who's been kidnapped by a mysterious organization known as the Gobblers - and winds up on an epic quest to save not only her world, but ours as well.

Click the links below to read the interviews!

Writer/Director Chris Weitz

Dakota Blue Richards - Lyra Belacqua

Nicole Kidman - Mrs. Coulter

Daniel Craig - Lord Asriel

Sam Elliott - Lee Scoresby

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