07/30/2021 at 7:30 pm.
The film series “The Chronicles of Narnia” received great success in the early 2000s. Worldwide, films based on the fantasy novels of the same name by Clive Staples Lewis grossed over US$1.5 billion. But what happened to the very young actors of the time?
“The Chronicles of Narnia” chronicles the adventures of the Pevensie siblings Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy with their cousin Eustachius Nilch. In the fantasy magical world of Narnia, which you can enter in various ways – For example through the wardrobe – From the UK, they have to show courage, strength and solidarity. The first part in particular ensured that many kids and teens took a more close look at the back wall of their closets. But what are the actors of popular fantasy movies doing today?
William Moseley Arasa Peter Pevensie
William Moseley played the role of the Pevensies, Peter’s oldest brother, in the film series. While he initially assumed that his youngest sister had created Narnia, he eventually fought back with a full commitment to the magical world. For William, “The Chronicles of Narnia” was the beginning of a successful acting career. Since the trilogy he has appeared in several films and series, such as “The Royals” or the horror film “Unfriend”. His role in the action and historical film “Medieval” has already been announced for 2022, in which he will be in front of the camera with German actor Til Schweiger.
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Anna Poppwell too Susan Pevensie
Anna Poppwell played Susan Pevensie in the trilogy, the second eldest of four siblings who, like Peter, initially doubted the existence of Narnia. Her career as an actress is quite sluggish now. From 2013 to 2016 she was seen in one of the leading roles in the series “Reign”, but after that she hardly had a role. In her personal life, however, things are getting better for the beautiful brunette: since May 14, 2016, she is married to fellow actor Sam Caird.
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Scandar Keynes Arasa Edmund Pevensie
As Edmund Pevensie, Skander Keynes, incidentally a great-great-grandson of the scientist Charles Darwin, gained more fame. In 2016, however, he announced that he would end his acting career and has no publicly known social media accounts. From 2010 to 2014 Skander studied Arabic, Persian and Middle Eastern history at the University of Cambridge and now works as a parliamentary assistant to a British Conservative MP.
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Georgie Henley Arasa Lucy Pevensie
When Georgie Henley was only 9 years old, she was the youngest member of the cast while filming the first part of the “Chronicles of Narnia” trilogy. She was the first to discover the magical world and convinced her siblings to accompany her to Narnia. In addition to some roles in the films and series “The Spanish Princess”, Georgi works as a theater actress. Like Skander, he studied at the University of Cambridge, where he graduated in English in 2016.
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Ben Barnes ALS Prince Caspian
With his leading role as Prince Caspian, Benjamin “Ben” Barnes laid the foundation for his acting career. After the fantasy trilogy, he worked on several film, series and theater productions and has already posed in front of the camera with Hollywood stars such as Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore. Recently, the German-born actor was in the Netflix series “Shadow and Bone – Grisha’s Legends“For which a second season has already been announced.
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Will Poulter Eustachius as Knilch
Will Poulter appears only in the third part of “The Chronicles of Narnia” trilogy, in which he is symbolized by the Pevensies’ cousin, Eustachius Nilch. Since then his acting career has been very successful: with roles in “We Are the Millers”, “The Maze Runner”. – He was not only part of the cast in quite a number of successful films, but also worked with absolute superstars like Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Aniston and was able to bag a few awards as well.
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