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Last Updated: Wednesday November 28 2007 12:31 GMT

In pictures: Golden Compass premiere

Dakota Blue Richards

One minute you're a girl - the next you're a star. Dakota Blue Richards, 13, steps out at the Golden Compass premiere after winning an open audition to play heroine Lyra.

Daniel Craig and his girlfriend Satsuki Mitchell

James Bond actor Daniel Craig plays Lord Asriel - Lyra's dad - in the fantasy epic that opens in UK cinemas on Wednesday 5 December.

Nicole Kidman and her husband Australian singer Keith Urban

Nicole Kidman stepped onto the red carpet with husband Keith Urban. She plays Mrs Coulter who is a beautiful but sinister woman, with a mysterious connection to Lyra.

Daniel Craig, Nicole Kidman, Dakota Blue Richards and Eva Green

Time for a photo together - and with Eva Green who plays witch queen Serafina Pekkala in the big screen adaptation of Phillip Pullman's best-selling book Northern Lights.

Harry Potter actresses Evanna Lynch and Katie Leung

There were loads of other stars at the London event. Harry Potter actresses Evanna Lynch and Katie Leung, who play Luna Lovegood and Cho Chang, smile for the cameras.

Actor Andy Serkis and his wife Lorraine

You might not recognise this actor without make-up and a mask, but he's very famous! Andy Serkis plays Gollum in The Lord of the Rings films and also was Kong in King Kong.

X Factor hopefuls Hope

And X Factor hopefuls Hope put their little black dresses on for the glitzy event, after narrowly escaping the axe again on the singing contest.

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