DYLAN Miles Davis may be just 14, but he's fast becoming a veteran of the big screen, having worked with some of the biggest names in cinema.

The youngster, from Idle, appears in The Hunter's Prayer, a major movie shot in the Bradford district in 2016. Starring Sam Worthington, who was in big screen blockbuster Avatar, and Allen Leech, start of ITV hit Downton Abbey, the American-German-Spanish action thriller, based on the 2004 novel For the Dogs, is about a former soldier turned contract killer who helps a young woman avenge the death of her family. The pair form an uneasy alliance, as they flee from their pursuers.

Dylan, a pupil at Articulate Speech, Drama and Casting, which has schools around the district, said: "Filming The Hunter's Prayer was one of the most exciting and amazing times of my life.

" I adored being on the set and meeting the whole cast and crew, especially Allen Leech and Sam Worthington, who I have watched from a very young age."

Added Dylan, who played a character called plays William Addison: "I was so proud of everyone when the film premiered on Sky."

Dylan has been in several films released over the last five years, including the big screen re-make of Dad’s Army, largely shot on the Yorkshire coast and starring the likes of Toby Jones, Billy Nighy, Catherine Zeta Jones, Michael Gambon and Tom Courtenay. Since filming The Hunter’s Prayer, Dylan has landed a role in School of Rock in the West End.

Principal of Articulate, Stacey Dyson, said: "Dylan is an extremely hard-working boy and his strong work ethic shines through in every class he attends at our Baildon location - from drama to performing arts.

"Dylan is very talented, we recognised this from the outset, and we are sure that with the skills he has, he’s going to go far."

Other Articulate youngsters were in a TV adaptation of David Walliams' Ratburger over Christmas.

* The Hunter’s Prayer is available on SKY TV and on DVD.

* For more about Articulate, which offers classes in drama, dance, singing and performing arts, visit articulatesdc.com, or call (01943) 514605.