Italian actor-direct Sergio Castellitto has been cast as King Miraz in Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media’s The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, which is currently filming in New Zealand.
Also, Mexian actor Damián Alcázar will play Lord Sopespian, one of the two leaders of Miraz’s Telmarine troops.
Castellitto has won three David di Donatello Awards in his native Italy, and has been nominated an additional four times. He has won critical acclaim for past films such as Don’t Move, Mostly Martha, and The Big Blue, and most recently lent his voice for Arthur and the Invisibles.
“Prince Caspian” is scheduled for a May 16, 2008 release.