The list of things that 15-year-old Georgie Henley loves is both touchingly childlike and determinedly teenage. The girl who has grown up before our eyes playing Lucy Pevensie in the Narnia films (the third of which, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, is released next month) loves, in no particular order, Robert Pattinson, The X Factor, Brandon Flowers, Topshop, her best friend Emma, her cat Ruby, her BlackBerry, her sisters Rachael and Laura, her mum and dad, The Inbetweeners, chocolate cake and fajitas.
On one level Georgie is surprisingly mature, but on another she is admirably normal, with her feet (today in a pair of Asos ankle boots) firmly rooted in Ilkley, Yorkshire, where she lives, rather than the glamorous surroundings of London’s Dorchester Hotel, in which we meet.
With her endearing combination of charm, intelligence and emergent beauty (she has stunning blue eyes, great bone structure and perfect skin), it is perhaps not surprising that she is being hailed as the new Emma Watson. Georgie herself, though, is so surprised by any comparison with the 20-year-old Harry Potter star (who also made her first film at nine and is now a major international style icon) that she bursts out laughing. Read More