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Eddie Redmayne joins Hugh Jackman in Tom Hooper’s Les Mis


01 November 2011

Tony award winning actor Eddie Redmayne who returns to cinemas later this month alongside Michelle Williams in My Week with Marilyn has landed a role opposite Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway in Tom Hooper's upcoming Les Misérables adaptation.

A spokesperson for Redmayne revealed to Deadline that he will be taking on the role of the young revolutionary named Marius who falls for Cosette.

Filming is believed to start in January for a December release and features a star studded cast of Jackman as Jean Valjean, Hathaway as Fantine, Russell Crowe as Javert, Helena Bonham Carter as Madame Thenardier and Geoffrey Rush is still rumoured to play Monsieur Thenardier.

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