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He then landed small parts in a couple of British television series and, as he puts it: "I sort of got the acting bug.The music kind of phased out and the storytelling became all-important."He made his film debut last year in Matthew Vaughn's Stardust, playing Young Dunstan, and was starring as the sexually aggressive Dakin in The History Boys when a casting agent recommended him to Adamson.I just pray that the variety of opportunities continues."For the next few years, though, it is Prince Caspian who will be consuming most of his time and energy."I don't know how many they're going to make," he says, "but, by the time I'm 30, I'm going to have this tangible collection of films, which is great because it's my passion as well as my job.I'm the luckiest man." The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.I did one audition, and I got some feedback from Andrew that I had delivered one of the lines with a hint of irony he hadn't heard before. It was four o'clock in the morning London time when they made their decision and called me. S Lewis wrote seven of the fantasy books - the young actor will not have much time to take up any of the offers he is currently receiving, although he is trying to squeeze in as much as can.I was running around the house screaming because there's no precedent for how you're supposed to feel when something like that happens to you."The producers of The History Boys, which was about to go on tour, were not as thrilled as Ben, telling several newspapers they were considering suing him for leaving the play at such short notice. He recently finished filming Noël Coward's Easy Virtue, which was originally made by Alfred Hitchcock as a silent film and which Barnes calls "a posh Meet the Parents".
'The skinny, pasty fool – that's my natural habitat.'It's certainly how you'd describe his role in his latest film, Killing Bono, an indie comedy based on rock critic Neil Mc Cormick's memoirs of trying, unsuccessfully, to become a global rock god, while being constantly tormented by the global success of his old school mate, Bono.'They wanted very much that Withnail doggedness and blind, flawed passion,' says Barnes, for whom the part fulfilled his own teen dreams of music stardom – he was in an urban boy band called Hyrise (cringe!Then director Andrew Adamson, who had been searching for a year for an actor to take the title role in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, called him for an audition, and a month later he was astride a horse on the set in New Zealand.The movie went straight to the top of the US box-office charts on its release, earning £30 million on its first weekend, and Barnes was suddenly the new idol of the big screen.The son of a doctor father and psychotherapist mother, he was born and brought up in London, where he attended King's College School, Wimbledon."When I was about 15, I was into music in a big way and singing with choirs," he says.