Amanda Seyfried Cast in ‘Les Miserables’
According to Deadline, Amanda Seyfried is in final talks with Universal to play Cosette in their remake of Les Miserables. The cast already includes big names like Russel Crowe (set to playce Inspector Jarvert), Anne Hathaway (Fantine; mother to young Cosette), and Hugh Jackman (Jean Valjean).
Universal and Working Title Films will release Les Miserables on December 7, 2012. Based on the novel by Victor Hugo, Les Miserables will be retelling of the stage musical. Directed by Tom Hooper and written by William Nicholson, Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, Les Miserables will be the second Universal musical for Syfried after the 2008 ABBA inspired Mamma Mia. She is also known for her roles in last year’s thriller Red Riding Hood.
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