Actor Ben Barnes talks to us about his roles on Westworld, The Punisher, and Netflix’s upcoming Shadow and Bone adaptation.
Welcome to a special edition of Take the Black Live, the show where we talk about all things fantasy, sci-fi, TV, movies and so forth. In this bonus episode, we welcome a very special guest: actor Ben Barnes.
Barnes has been in a bevy sci-fi and fantasy series, from Disney’s Chronicles of Narnia films to HBO’s Westworld to Netflix’s The Punisher. He was happy to chat about which roles have been his favorite, which Westworld park he would visit, and what to expect from Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of Shadow and Bone, of which he’s a part.
SPOILERS for all shows follow below.
For the record, I fully support Barnes’ choice of that Punisher scene as his favorite accomplishment.
I also loved Barnes’ recollection of the acting advice he got from Colin Firth on their 2008 film Easy Virtue. There’s no release date yet for Shadow and Bone, but we definitely appreciated what Barnes could tell us about it.
We thank Barnes for the time, and look forward to speaking again in the future!
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