US Release Date: November 30, 2006.
Filming: due to start on March 27th of 2006 in Toronto.
Natalie's Character: Mahoney, the depressed manager of a
Plot Summary: set in a strange and magical toy store, "Emporium"
is a story about growing up and believing in the
A depressed manager comes into the care of an enchanted
toy store after the eccentric owner passes away.
However, the once-bustling business goes down because
her depression and disbelief of anything enchanted. She
must overcome her skeptism in order to see the magical
part of life.
- Described as a cross between "Willy Wonka and the
Chocolate Factory" and "Big".
- Drew Barrymore was once considered for the role.
- Reported by : Variety, Hollywood Reporter,
Empiremovies (April 22th 2005).