Eddie Redmayne cast in LES MISERABLES

Eddie Redmayne (Black Death, My Week With Marilyn, The Good Shephard) has joined Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway in the big screen adaptation of the musical Les Miserables. He will be taking on the role of Marius in the story. 

The Kings Speech director Tom Hooper is set to direct the film. The story follows Jean Valjean (Jackman), who is on the run during the French Revolution from his nemesis, Inspector Javert played by Crowe. The script for the film was written by William Nicholson, and this will be the musical version, and the musicals original producer, Cameron Mackintosh is producing the film as well. It was also revealed that the original score by composer Claude-Michel Schoenberg's will be used.

Universal is planning to release the film on December 7th 2012, and it will go into production soon.

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