- Version : US Final
- Type : Original Double-Sided
- Size : 27 x 40 Inches
Eragon is a fantasy/adventure movie based on the novel of the same name, by author Christopher Paolini. It is scheduled to be released on December 15, 2006 by 20th Century Fox.
The film is directed by Stefen Fangmeier, a first-time director, who has previously worked as a visual effects director on such films as Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. The screenwriter is Peter Buchman, who is best known for his script for Jurassic Park III. The movie began principal photography at the Mafilm Fot Studios in Hungary on August 1, 2005. As of December 25, 2005, the movie entered post-production. Special visual effects and animation by Industrial Light & Magic and Weta Digital.
Eragon tells the tale of a farm boy named Eragon, living in the village Carvahall in the fictional and magical world of Alaga?®sia. At the age of fifteen, he finds a dragon egg. From the egg hatches Saphira. Her arrival sets off a series of events that turn his life, and many other lives, upside down. Eragon keeps this as a secret. One day he finds his uncle dead and sets out on a journey to avenge him. Accompanied by a wise storyteller named Brom, Eragon and Saphira, take up the legacy of a legendary race of dragon riders, learning the skills of magic, swordfighting and dragon-riding in preparation for his revenge against those responsible for the death of his family. He eventually joins the forces of the Varden, an order of rebels determined to overthrow the king Galbatorix, and fights in the climactic battle of Farthen D?¯r.