Keynes and Georgie Henley, who plays Lucy Pevensie, are veterans from the first two Narnia films: ‘I just turned 14 when I came to Australia,’ says the excitable Henley, ‘and I worked out that I’ve spent half my life in Narnia!
’ A lot rests on Apted: turning what is an episodic but rather discombobulating book into a seamless, magical family film.
Lucy is quite a lot like me in a way so it was very easy to slip into her character.
All actors imagine if they were a superhero or villain, which one would it be?
When a character is compelling and violent and charismatic like that, the challenge is to find the qualities that will balance him out or complement him.
It was also pretty physically grueling in the action sequences—a lot of very cold night shoots in Brooklyn, New York.
She began acting professionally in the TV production Frenchman's Creek in 1998.
She made her film debut in 1999 in the film Mansfield Park and has since appeared in supporting roles in films like The Little Vampire (2000) and Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) with Scarlett Johansson.