The ‘young Prince Charles’ stole the show at the re­cent pre­miere of

BILLY JENK­INS, 10 BROOK­LYNN PRINCE, 7 WILL TILSTON, 10 QUVENZHANE WALLIS, 14

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His star­ring role as the young Christo­pher Robin in Goodbye Christo­pher Robin. Will, who was cast in the part on his very first au­di­tion by the di­rec­tor who dis­cov­ered Daniel Rad­cliffe, has en­joyed quite the ca­reer tra­jec­tory – his pre­vi­ous act­ing ex­pe­ri­ence in­cluded play­ing the don­key in his school na­tiv­ity. Next up It’s back to school for Will but it seems the act­ing bug has bit­ten. ‘I’d love to be an ac­tor,’ he says. ‘I have been do­ing more au­di­tions so we’ll see how that goes.’ Will stars as Christo­pher Robin Earn­ing an Os­car nom­i­na­tion aged nine for her per­for­mance in Beasts of the South­ern Wild in 2013, mak­ing her the youngest ac­tress ever to re­ceive a nod for best ac­tress. Qu­ven­zhané lied about her age at the au­di­tion in or­der to be con­sid­ered; the min­i­mum age was six and at the time she was five years old. She was also nom­i­nated for a Golden Globe in 2015 for her role in An­nie and ap­peared in 12 Years a Slave. Next up Qu­ven­zhané says act­ing is cur­rently off the agenda, but she has just pub­lished two chil­dren’s books. Qu­ven­zhané’s Os­car-nom­i­nated role

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