London, (Agencies): Perry Moore, an executive producer of the fantasy movie series "The Chronicles of Narnia", committed suicide in his New York City apartment. He was 39.

His death was from an overdose of pain-killers, the New York Daily News reports.

Moore wrote 'Hero', a novel about a young gay superhero, and also served as a White House intern for then US president Bill Clinton, contactmusic.com reports.

Moore was pronounced dead shortly after emergency personnel arrived at the SoHo residence. Nothing is confirmed regarding Moore's death, but sources told the New York Daily News that an overdose of OxyContin is suspected.