Belfast Telegraph

Ben Barnes to go into Overdrive?

Ben Barnes could soon be revving up for a role in action thriller Overdrive.

The Narnia star is said to be cast as a car thief with Karl Urban as his brother in Antonio Negret's movie, reported Heat Vision blog.

The two adrenaline-loving brothers end up finding more trouble than they are expecting in the south of France, in the story inspired by 2 Fast 2 Furious writers Derek Haas and Michael Brandt's tour around France in 2008.

Game Of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke is in talks for the female lead.

Filming is set to start from October 29 in Marseilles.

Ben - who is best known for his portrayal of Prince Caspian in the Chronicles Of Narnia films - will next star in romantic drama The Wedding, followed by dramatic thriller The Words alongside Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana.

Karl, who is set to reprise his role as Dr Leonard 'Bones' McCoy in the Star Trek sequel, next stars as the title character of Judge Dredd in the big-screen adaptation of Dredd.


From Belfast Telegraph