Georgie Henley is just 36 days away from seeing her latest film, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader on the big screen.
The 15-year-old English actress caught up with ComingSoon.net to chat about growing with Lucy, costar Will Poulter and who she looks up to in the business. Check it:
On ‘Dawn Treader’ being her favorite book of the series: “I just like the idea of it being lots of different adventures. I like the nautical theme running throughout. I love the fact that it takes place on a ship. I think it’s such a different idea. It’s different to a lot of the other Narnia stories.”
On how Lucy grows in the film: “I think what we learn about Lucy from this film is that she’s human. She’s growing up now. She’s a teenager. She’s got into her teens like I have and I think that she’s very much the purest of characters throughout the first two films and she’s very good and brave and true. This film kinda shows that she has a darker side. We all do things which we’re not proud of. I think this showcases Lucy’s not proud moments.
On who she looks up to in the business: “I really look up to people who experiment in all areas and I think Johnny Depp is a really good actor to look up to because he’s done so many genres of films. I think Cate Blanchett is a good actress to look up to. They’re probably my two favs. My other two favorite actresses are French. They just seem to be able to express themselves a lot more. I just get such a vibe from them – Audrey Tautou and Marion Cotillard I get such vibes from them when they act. I love it.”
On the addition of Will Poulter to the cast and his character, Eustace: “I just think he’s absolutely fantastic. I just think he’s the most amazing actor. It’s exactly what we need. He’s so funny in this film. He’s going to make so many people laugh, but he’s also got this amazing vulnerability about him. Will as a person is fantastic. Everybody loves Will. He’s very polite and lovely. He’s [Eustace] a brat to begin with. Narnia just completely changed him and shaped his life.”
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader opens in 3D and 2D theaters on December 10th!