Evan Rachel Wood - Evan Rachel Wood Originally Cast In Les Miserables

Actress Evan Rachel Wood was originally cast in movie musical Les Miserables but dropped out due to "personal reasons".

The Ides of March star was rumoured to have lost out on a role in Tom Hooper's new movie to West End performer Samantha Barks, who makes her film debut as Eponine.

Wood has now opened up about the speculation and revealed she was initially given a place in the cast, but had to turn it down.

After a fan on Twitter.com asked, "I heard you originally auditioned for Eponine in the Les Mis movie. What'd you think of Samantha Barks performance in it?" Wood replied, "I was actually originally cast, but respectfully declined for personal reasons. The press got it wrong. Set record straight."

Scarlett Johansson, Lea Michele and Taylor Swift were also said to have tried out for the coveted role of Eponine.


Contactmusic

Tags: Evan Rachel Wood - Les Miserables

Advertisement

More Evan Rachel Wood

Evan Rachel Wood Tells Twitter She “Felt Like A Piece Of Meat” During 2003 Vanity Fair Cover Shoot

Maybe don't remind Evan Rachel Wood about the time she graced the cover of Vanity Fair alongside Amanda Bynes, Mandy Moore, Hilary Duff, Alexis Bledel,...

James Marsden Lands Role in HBO's 'Westworld'

HBO is known for big budget television series featuring high calibre stars, and it looks like their latest project is no different. 'Westworld' is based...

Evan Rachel Wood Sued for $30 Million over '10 Things I Hate About Life'

Evan Rachel Wood is being sued for $30 million after dropping out of the lead role on new romantic-comedy 10 Things I Hate About Life....

Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell: Looking Back, Was A Split Inevitable?

It's not usual for a Hollywood split to shock us, but the announcement that Evan Rachel Wood and husband Jamie Bell are separating after just...

Advertisement

Evan Rachel Wood And Jamie Bell Split: Did Evan's Girl Crush Cause Rift?

Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell have split after just 19 months of marriage, a spokesperson has confirmed to Us Weekly. The couple have a...

Celebrity Engagements That Didn't Last

The most shocking break up news of the week goes to Glee star Naya Rivera and now ex-fiancee Big Sean. The pair have called it...

A Week In Movies: 12 Years a Slave leads the pack, Depp is on set in L.A., plus peeks at Godzilla, romances, comedies and lemurs

The big news this week is the further escalation of awards-season fever. Steve McQueen's drama 12 Years a Slave continues to lead the field as...

'Barefoot' Sees Evan Rachel Wood, Scott Speedman Embark On Free-Spirited Romance [Trailer]

You'd think we'd be sick of sweet and smoochy rom-coms by now but it seems that our appetite for an original and entertaining love story...

Advertisement

Comments

Evan Rachel Wood Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Evan Rachel Wood

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All