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Joe Johnston Retiring After 'The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair'

Joe Johnston Retiring After 'The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair'
From Slashfilm - November 5, 2017

Joe Johnston, director ofThe Rocketeer,Jumanji andCaptain America: The First Avenger, is retiring. The filmmaker will throw in the towel after he finishes filmingThe Chronicles of Narnia:The Silver Chair, a new adaptation of one of the Chronicles of Narnia books. Learn more aboutJoe Johnston retiring after The Silver Chairbelow.

Joe Johnston has had quite the career. The filmmaker began as a concept artist and effects technician on the originalStar Wars, and would go on to work in the effects departments of films likeThe Empire Strikes Back andRaiders of the Lost Ark. Johnston made his feature directorial debut with the effects-heavy comedyHoney, I Shrunk the Kids, and would go on to direct theextremely underrated action-adventureThe Rocketeer.

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