'Narnia' producer Perry Moore found dead

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The New York Daily News says the executive producer of the Chronicles of Narnia trilogy, 39-year-old Perry Moore, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment after an apparent drug overdose. He was 39.

Moore was found unconscious in his bathroom by his partner, Hunter Hill, Thursday morning, the Daily News says. He was pronounced dead after reponders arrived, likely from an overdose of Oxycontin. Moore and Hill wrote and directed 2008's Lake City, starring Sissy Spacek and Rebecca Romijn.

"We're in shock," father Bill Moore said. "He was in a great, great mood. No one was expecting this. "We're so sad. He's been able to reach out and touch a lot of people." Bill added the Perry had been waiting to hear news about a new screenplay.

[Photo: Perry, left, and Hill in 2008. Getty Images]

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