Eddie Redmayne Nabs Marius Role in ‘Les Miserables’

The English actor joins Russell Crowe and Hugh Jackman in the big-screen version of the Broadway musical

He can seduce Marilyn Monroe, but can he sing? 

Eddie Redmayne, the ginger-haired star of "My Week with Marilyn," has nabbed the key role of Marius in the upcoming film version of "Les Miserables," TheWrap has confirmed. 

Redmayne joins Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, and Russell Crowe in the big-screen version of the Broadway musical. 

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Tom Hooper, who picked up an Oscar this year for "The King's Speech," will direct the film from a script by William Nicholson.

Redmayne has had key supporting roles in films such as "The Good Shepherd" and "The Other Boleyn Girl." He also starred in the Starz mini-series "The Pillars of the Earth."

Deadline first reported Redmayne's casting.

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