Skandar Keynes looks on as costar Georgie Henley gets up close and personal with lion cub Aslan at the Smithsonian Zoo during their recent trip earlier this month in Washington, D. The 19-year-old actor recently revealed in an interview with the Inquirer about his first meeting with Georgie, now 15, and leaving acting behind for now.Check it: On his first meeting Georgie: “I met her in one of the first auditions I had.But, it was great to get to know her and the other cast, as well. Everyone gets put in these situations, where youâ€™re stuck together and you have to make sure that everythingâ€™s good. Iâ€™m focusing on my four-year degree in Arabic and Middle Eastern history. It was something I wanted to overcome, so I can go and live in Lebanon. And, academically, I find historyâ€”ancient and modernâ€”very interesting.” On the films featuring universal messages: “These films have a religious undertone. Theyâ€™re not necessarily Christian messages, but universal ones. She is best known for her portrayal of Lucy Pevensie in The Chronicles of Narnia film series, for which she won the Phoenix Film Critics' Society Award for Best Performance by a Youth Female in a Lead or Supporting Role in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe in 2005, at only ten years old. Henley has won the Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by a Youth Female in a Lead or Supporting Role and the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature.Henley was born on 9 July 1995 to Helen and Mike Henley in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, where she attended Moorfield School for Girls before attending Bradford Grammar School. Rachael played the older version of Lucy Pevensie in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Henley reprised her role of Lucy Pevensie in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, 2008 sequel The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Since the release of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Henley has appeared as Jane in the stage play Babes in the Wood put on by Upstagers' Theatre Group, which ran from 27 January to 4 February 2006.
I remember, I was terrified at the whole experience. I remember seeing her, and she was very energetic and was bouncing off the walls.I was very intimidated by the whole thing and all the new people. We all clicked and we were very grateful for that.” On what he’s studying at Cambridge University: “I donâ€™t have acting projects lined up right now.In late 2016, Henley will also star in the film Access All Areas starring as Nat.Henley resides in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, where she was a member of the Ilkley Upstagers' Theatre Group, and has finished her education at Bradford Grammar School.
Henley appears as Beth in the crime-drama Perfect Sisters a film based on the story of two Canadian teenaged sisters who killed their mother. During her time at University of Cambridge Henley performed on stage in Play It Again, Sam by Woody Allen; The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood; The Trojan Women; A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess; and in the CUADC/Footlights annual pantomime.Henley has also directed projects including Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and After Seymour (the latter of which she co-wrote).