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Last Updated: Thursday May 08 2008 12:37 GMT

Prince Caspian stars at premiere

Scene from Prince Caspian

Narnia stars shined on the red carpet at the premiere of the latest film in the saga, Prince Caspian.

The New York event signalled the roll-out of the film across the world. It opens in the UK on 26 June.

It's three years since the first film, but when Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy revisit Narnia, it's 1,300 years later.

And in the CS Lewis adaptation, they don't go through the wardrobe to the magic kingdom. Instead it's via a London Underground station!

The children have to help rebuild Narnia, with the aid of Trumpkin the dwarf, a talking badger named Trufflehunter and a number of talking mice, centaurs and fauns!

The Pevensie kids: Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, William Moseley and Anna Popplewell
Ben Barnes, who plays Prince Caspian, said he was thrilled to be in the film: "I was such a huge fan of the books from such a young age and I always wanted to make sure that my portrayal of the character was faithful to how I remembered the character being."

And Georgie Henley, who plays Lucy, was excited at the red carpet treatment. She said: "I'm feeling very weird at the moment, but very excited and quite glamorous actually. I just arrived in a limo and I've never done that before!"