Will Poulter Cast as Eustace Scrubb!

Posted June 20, 2008 7:52 am by Tirian

Will Poulter

Will Poulter

Sources report that Will Poulter, recently seen in Son of Rambow, has been cast as Eustace Clarence Scrubb in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. The following article appeared in Baz Bamigboye’s article on Mail Online:

Will Poulter, who has been cast as pain-in-the-butt Eustace Scrubb, the Pevensie children’s cousin, in the next Narnia adventure to go before the cameras – The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader – which Michael Apted will direct.

Awful things happen to Eustace in this tale, but he learns. Will played Lee Carter, the scamp schoolboy in the film Son Of Rambow.

In fact, when I interviewed Will a few months ago I thought he’d be one holy terror, but he’s a very likeable 14-year-old Londoner, and I was struck by his perfect manners.

In Voyage Of The Dawn Treader he’ll join Ben Barnes, as Prince Caspian, and Skandar Keynes and Georgie Henley, as Edmund and Lucy. Peter and Susan don’t feature in this story – at least not in the one C.S Lewis wrote.

The second Narnia picture, Prince Caspian, had its premiere last night and opens next week.

You can see an interview with William Poulter here:

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Read more about the character of Eustace here.

Good eye to ‘Chief Dwarf’ who sent this in this morning.