Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 25 January 2015

Redmayne sings for Les Miserables

Eddie Redmayne is being linked to a role in Les Miserables
Eddie Redmayne is being linked to a role in Les Miserables

Eddie Redmayne is rumoured to be tuning up for a role in Tom Hooper's Les Miserables.

The English actor, who won a Tony award for his performance in theatre play Red in 2010, is said to be playing revolutionary student Marius in the big-screen adaptation of the famous musical by The King's Speech director, reported Deadline.

It is his character who creates a love triangle with Eponine and Cosette, with Eponine's unrequited love for him as he embarks on a romance with Cosette.

Eddie, who next stars in My Week With Marilyn opposite Michelle Williams and is set for a stage turn in Richard II at Donmar Warehouse in December, would join Hugh Jackman as liberated prisoner Jean Valjean, Russell Crowe as police officer Inspector Javert and Anne Hathaway as Cosette's mother Fantine.

Production is set to begin early next year for a December 2012 release.

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Aquarius:

Your willingness to look on the bright side will attract an unusual educational opportunity. Seize this opportunity to expand your knowledge. Learning about an obscure subject will lift your spirits. As a general rule, popular art forms leave you cold. You'd rather explore neglected avenues. Making friends is easy, since you feel an instant connection with anyone who shares your obsession with the esoteric. Birds of unusual feathers often flock together.More