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Samantha Barks To Play Eponine In Les Miserables

Samantha Barks has won the role of Eponine in Tom Hooper's 'Les Miserables'. The actress - who played the character on the London stage in 2010 - will join an all-star cast including Russell Crowe,...

Samantha Barks Given Les Miserables Movie News On Stage

British actress Samantha Barks was left speechless when famed theatre producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh surprised her on stage on Tuesday night (31Jan12) to tell her she had been cast in the movie adaptation of Les...

Samantha Barks Beats Hollywood A-list To Land Les Miserables Film Role

British actress Samantha Barks has seen off competition from Scarlett Johansson, Lea Michele and Taylor Swift to land a coveted role in the movie adaptation of Les Miserables.Evan Rachel Wood was also rumoured to be...

Les Miserables Originals To Join New Movie Cast

The stars of the original Les Miserables London stage show are set to join Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Taylor Swift and Russell Crowe in director Tom Hooper's blockbuster movie update.Colm Wilkinson and Frances Ruffelle, who...

Eddie Redmayne's Family Pride

Eddie Redmayne is glad to have won a role in 'Les Miserables' because his family love the musical. The British star - who is playing the role of student leader Marius in the Tom Hooper-directed...

Original Les Miserables Cast Members Fight For Royalties

Singer Michael Ball and thespian Peter Polycarpou are spearheading a new battle with executives at First Night Records over Les Miserables original cast royalties.Both theatre stars, who appear on the first cast album, have addressed...

Eddie Redmayne In 'Hardcore' Singing Lessons For Les Miserables

Eddie Redmayne is undergoing "hardcore singing lessons" as he prepares to shoot the Les Miserables movie adaptation in March (12).Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper plans to film the musical with an all-star cast singing live instead...

Eddie Redmayne Nervous About Les Miserables Singing

Eddie Redmayne is nervous about singing in Tom Hooper's 'Les Miserables'. The 'My Week with Marilyn' actor - who is starring as student leader Marius in the eagerly anticipated musical - has begun vocal warm-ups...

Ricky Martin Is Shooting Glee Cameo

Lea Michele has revealed Ricky Martin is shooting a cameo in 'Glee' and has been a lot of "fun".The actress - who plays Rachel Berry - has returned to work after the holidays along with...

Taylor Swift & Amanda Seyfried In Talks To Join Les Miserables Cast

Taylor Swift and Amanda Seyfried are in talks to complete the star-studded cast of director Tom Hooper's Les Miserables movie adaptation.The singer and the Mamma Mia! star are set to join Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe,...

Amanda Seyfried Offered Les Miserables Role

Amanda Seyfried is set to star in 'Les Miserables'.The 'Mamma Mia!' actress has been offered the role of Cosette in the forthcoming musical, which will be directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Tom Hooper.Taylor Swift is also...

Lea Michele Fears 'Embarrassing' Les Miserables Snub

Lea Michele will feel humiliated if she loses out on a role in Les Miserables, because she has been so widely tipped to join the cast.The Glee star is going up against Scarlett Johansson and...

Sacha Baron Cohen Joins Les Miserables

Sacha Baron Cohen is set to star in 'Les Miserables'. The 'Hugo' actor - who is best known for comedy roles in films including 'Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of...

Tom Hooper Snubs 3d For Les Miserables

Tom Hooper has opted out of using 3D technology for his upcoming Les Miserables film over concerns for moviegoers who "physically struggle" with the format.The Oscar-winning director admits he was "very tempted" to shoot in...

Les Miserables To Be 2-D

'Les Miserables' will be shot in 2-D so viewers don't "physically struggle".Director Tom Hooper - who won an Oscar for his work on 'The King's Speech' - was "tempted" to use 3-D technology in the...

Lea Michele For Les Miserables Role?

Lea Michele is in the running to play Eponine in Tom Hooper's 'Les Miserables'. The 'Glee' actress - who will soon make a break into cinema in romantic comedy 'New Year's Eve' - has auditioned...

Scarlett Johansson, Taylor Swift And Michele Competing For Les Miserables

Scarlett Johansson, Taylor Swift and Lea Michele are all competing for a coveted role in the upcoming Les Miserables movie, according to a U.S. report.Tom Hooper's big screen adaptation of the popular stage show, based...

Hathaway Is Biel's Biggest Competition

Actress Jessica Biel has lost two of her most coveted roles to Anne Hathaway - The A-team star has revealed she tried and failed to land the roles of Catwoman in the new Batman film...

Winter's Tale For Russell Crowe?

Russell Crowe is thought to be in contention to star in 'The Winter's Tale'. The 'Gladiator' actor is believed to be loosely attached to the role of the villain in the movie, which is set...

Hugh Jackman Told To Bulk Up For Wolverine

Hugh Jackman has been told to "bulk up" before he stars in 'The Wolverine'. The 43-year-old actor is set to reprise his role as the comic book character for a second spin-off movie from the...

Anne Hathaway To Produce And Star In Puzzler

Anne Hathaway is to produce and star in 'Puzzler'. The 'One Day' actress - who was recently confirmed for the role of Fantine in musical 'Les Miserables' - has closed a deal to work on...

Anne Hathaway Signs On To Les Miserables

Anne Hathaway will star as Fantine in the big screen adaptation of 'Les Miserables'. The 'One Day' actress has officially signed up to the role alongside Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, the man released from...

Anne Hathaway Signs On For Les Miserables

Anne Hathaway has ended months of speculation by signing on to play Fantine in director Tom Hooper's movie adaptation of Les Miserables.The film's star, Hugh Jackman, recently revealed he was trying to persuade Hathaway to...

Hugh Jackman Confirms R-rated Wolverine?

Hugh Jackman may shoot an R-rated version of 'The Wolverine'. The Australian actor is set to reprise the comic book character for a second spin-off movie from the 'X-Men' series, following on from 'X-Men Origins:...

Hugh Jackman Says New Wolverine Film Will Be Raging Good

Hugh Jackman believes the new 'Wolverine' movie will do the character justice and show his uncontrollable "rage".The actor - who has played the titular character in several movies - believes the last movie, 2009's 'X-Men...

Justin Bieber Offered Role In Les Miserables

Justin Bieber has been offered a role in 'Les Miserables'.The musical is heading to Toronto, Canada, and producer Cameron Mackintosh has revealed he wants the 'Baby' singer - who was born in London, Ontario -...

Cameron Mackintosh Wants Justin Bieber For Canada's Les Miserables

Theatre impresario Cameron Mackintosh wants Justin Bieber to consider joining the cast of Les Miserables when the musical hits the stage in Toronto, Canada next summer (12).After landing Nick Jonas for the stage spectacular in...

Les Miserables To Be A 3d Film?

The movie musical version of hit stageshow Les Miserables looks set to be a 3D affair, according to its star Hugh Jackman.The Aussie actor, who will play Jean Valjean in the film, reveals producers and...

Hugh Jackman Won't Go Topless In Les Miserables

Hugh Jackman is demanding to keep his shirt on in 'Les Miserables'. The Australian actor - who is playing the part of Jean Valjean in the eagerly anticipated Tom Hooper-directed musical - is keen to...

Bonham Carter Joins Les Miserables Cast

Helena Bonham Carter is to reteam with her The King's Speech director Tom Hooper for the latest movie adaptation of stage musical Les Miserables.The actress has joined Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe in the film...

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