Ben Barnes Talks ‘Seventh Son’ on The B-Movies Podcast

Ben Barnes takes us behind the scenes of 'Seventh Son' and relives his brief tour of duty in the boy band 'Hyrise.'

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If your hearts a-throbbin’, you must be listening to this week’s very special episode of The B-Movies Podcast. This week, host William Bibbiani (everyone calls him “Bibbs”) sits down for an extended, off the cuff interview with the dashing leading man Ben Barnes, who stars in the new fantasy thriller Seventh Son opposite Oscar winner Jeff Bridges and Oscar nominee Julianne Moore. You know already know him as the star of fantasy epics like Stardust and Prince Caspian, and now you’re going to swoon all over again as you listen to his in-depth episode of our show.

[Editor’s Note: There is a brief audio glitch towards the beginning of the podcast. We apologize. It only lasts a few seconds and thankfully, it never comes back.]

 

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Listen attentively as we grill Ben Barnes about what it’s like to be interviewed (irony!), his experiences filming Seventh Son, the origin of Jeff Bridges’ memorable accent, what it’s like having multiple friends up for Oscars in the same year, and his eight-day career in the British boy band Hyrise, which wasn’t nearly as cool as it sounds. In fact, Ben Barnes describes the experience as “awful.” 

 

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Why should you never make more than one excuse? You’ll find out on The B-Movies Podcast Presents: Ben Barnes! Follow the show on Twitter at @BMoviesPodcast and follow your host at @WilliamBibbiani and @WitneySeibold. Follow our guest Ben Barnes at @BenBarnes, check out his new film Seventh Son in theaters on February 6, 2015, and don’t forget to subscribe to our show for free on iTunes for weekly movie news, reviews, exclusive interviews and – of course – whatnot. 

 


William Bibbiani is the editor of CraveOnline’s Film Channel and the host of The B-Movies Podcast and The Blue Movies Podcast. Follow him on Twitter at @WilliamBibbiani.