The first installment of Philip Pullman’s anti-Christian, pro-"Lucifer" children’s saga His Dark Materials is coming to the silver screen. New Line will produce The Golden Compass, based on the first of the trilogy of young-adult novels, with shooting scheduled to commence on September 4 in the UK. New James Bond Daniel Craig will star as Lord Asriel, in a cast that also includes Nicole Kidman. New Line is the company that produced the Lord of the Rings film trilogy.