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With appearances in some of the 'Chronicles of Narnia' films, Ben Barnes has made his way into the news on a number of occasions. Here, on Contact Music, we do our best to keep you up to date with the latest and greatest news about Barnes, often written by some of our best staff writers. To read these stories, simply follow any of the links listed down below.

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Fourth Chronicles Of Narnia Movie To Be Made

'The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair' will be adapted for the big screen.The fourth book in the children's fantasy series written by C.S. Lewis will finally go into production - more than three years...

Brits Take The Lead! 2013 Sees America Ship In Overseas Talent

It used to be that British actors were traditionally cast by Hollywood filmmakers as villains; in endless kids' Disney flicks we'd hear exaggeratedly posh English voices coming out of the most evil of witches ('Snow...

A Week In Movies: The World's End Premieres, Mendes Returns To Bond, Oldboy Teases

This week's big world premiere was in London for The World's End, where Simon Pegg and Nick Frost walked a blue carpet alongside costars Eddie Marsan, Paddy Considine and Rosamund Pike. The apocalyptic pub crawl...

The Seventh Son: Jeff Bridges Flexes His Fantasy Muscles [Trailer + Pictures]

The last time we saw Jeff Bridges he was lumbering around the deep West as Rooster Cogburn, being harangued and harassed by the brilliant Hailee Steinfeld as Mattie Ross in 2010’s True Grit. Now...

Blahs At Domestic Box Office, Hurrahs Overseas

The domestic box office remained sluggish over the weekend, with the top film, Pain and Gain, pulling in $20 million -- at the low end of most analysts' predictions -- while the Tom Cruise sci-fi...

Theaters Waiting For Iron Man

Hollywood appears to be treading water for another week prior to the official opening of the blockbuster summer season with the opening of Iron Man 3 next weekend. Opening wide this weekend is Paramount's Michael...

Bradley Cooper's Film Nerves

Bradley Cooper was ''nervous'' about appearing in 'The Silver Linings Playbook'.The 37-year-old actor was apprehensive about taking on the role of a psychiatric patient trying to win back his wife because he thought director David...

Overdrive For Karl Urban

Karl Urban has signed up to star in 'Overdrive'.The 'Star Trek' actor will appear alongside Ben Barnes in the France-set car thievery movie, to be directed by Antonio Negret.Derek Haas and Michael Brandt have written...

Amanda Seyfried Has Attack Therapy

manda Seyfried has been having therapy after suffering panic attacks.The 'In Time' actress sought help after being overcome with anxiety before movie premieres and live interviews, and is relieved that the cognitive behavioural sessions have...

Zoe Saldana Set For Infinitely Polar Bear

Zoe Saldana has joined the cast of 'Infinitely Polar Bear'. The 'Star Trek' actress is in negotiations to star opposite Mark Ruffalo in the project, about a man suffering from bipolar disorder who goes off...

Tamsin Egerton Hates Sex Scene Judgement

Tamsin Egerton is annoyed she gets judged for doing sex scenes. The 22-year-old British actress stars alongside Joseph Fiennes and Eva Green in TV drama 'Camelot' and while she is comfortable with what she does...

Olivia Wilde Gets The Words

Olivia Wilde has signed up to star in 'The Words'. The 'Tron: Legacy' actress will appear alongside Bradley Cooper in the drama about a man who plagiarises the work of another, leading to unknown consequences....

Ben Barnes Banned From Meeting Killing Bono Movie Character

Actor Ben Barnes was banned from meeting the real-life writer he portrays in Killing Bono - because the director worried he'd pick up on his "irritating" habits.The Easy Virtue star plays Neil MCCormick in the...

Ben Barnes Wants Wild Image

Ben Barnes wants to be a reformed hell-raiser - without having to be a party animal.The 30-year-old actor hates his current image and would love to have a reputation for being wild, but hates going...

Fourth Narnia Film Planned

A fourth 'Chronicles of Narnia' film is to be made, based on the C.S. Lewis novel 'The Magician's Nephew'. It was originally thought 'The Silver Chair' would be the basis for the next movie in...

Barnes Keeps Narnia Sword Under His Bed

CHRONICLES OF NARNIA star BEN BARNES is well prepared for intruders at his London home - he keeps a replica of his sword from the film franchise under his bed.The actor, who plays Prince Caspian...

Ben Barnes Felt Like Superhero On Narnia

Ben Barnes felt like a "medieval superhero" in 'The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader'.The 29-year-old British actor reprises his role as King Caspian in the fantasy adventure sequel and loved getting...

Ben Barnes Injured On New Narnia Movie

Ben Barnes injured himself sword fighting on the set of 'The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader'. The British actor - who played Prince Caspian for the first time in 2008 movie...

Narnia Stars Light Up London

BEN BARNES and his THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA co-star GEORGIE HENLEY lit up London on Tuesday night (09Nov10) by switching on the British capital's Christmas illuminations.The pair, who appear in the upcoming third installment of...

'Nasty Joker' Colin Firth

Colin Firth is a "nasty piece of work".The actor's 'Dorian Gray' co-star Ben Barnes insists the British star is nothing like his polite image as he was such a joker on the set of the...

Ben Barnes Living The Dream

Ben Barnes says acting is his "dream job".The British star - who appears in new comedy 'Killing Bono', by director Nick Hamm - feels incredibly lucky to be able to do what he loves for...

Egerton & Barnes Not Dating

British actress TAMSIN EGERTON has laughed off reports she is dating BEN BARNES, insisting the pair is just good friends.The St Trinian’s star sparked rumours she and Barnes were a couple after she visited him...

Barnes Nursing Movie Battle Wounds

Actor BEN BARNES is nursing a swollen lip after a stunt for the new THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA movie went horribly wrong.The Brit star is currently in Australia filming his role as King Caspian in...

Barnes' Musical Ambition

British actor BEN BARNES has a back-up career in mind if the movie offers stop coming in - singing.The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian star has been interested in music since he was a youngster,...

Timberlake Put Barnes Off His Dance Moves

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE put BEN BARNES off his step when he visited the set of period comedy EASY VIRTUE - because the British actor was dancing with the pop star's girlfriend. Barnes admits he had enough trouble...

Horseriding Accident Wrecked Barnes' Hunt Fun

British actor BEN BARNES caused himself and film insurers a huge headache when he rode a horse into a tree on the set of period comedy EASY VIRTUE. The actor had learned to ride for his...

Fascinating Fact 7257

JESSICA BIEL, COLIN FIRTH and THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIAN hunk BEN BARNES have recorded a quirky new version of BILLY OCEAN's WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, THE TOUGH GET GOING for the soundtrack...

Lautner 'Fighting For Role' In New Moon

TWILIGHT star TAYLOR LAUTNER is reportedly battling to play JACOB BLACK in the hit film's sequel NEW MOON - after rival actors MICHAEL COPON and BEN BARNES showed an interest in taking over the role....

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

Some very big themes are given space to breathe in this remarkably naturalistic drama, which is livened up by terrific...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not...

'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

Horror is a reliably profitable genre, generally cheap to make and always popular with young audiences...

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