Aaron Readies the Barricades for ‘Les Mis’

February 6, 2012 • Category: Film News, General News, Les Misérables 0

Do you hear the people sing? ATF can exclusively confirm that Aaron Tveit has arrived in London for Les Misérables rehearsals! Filming reportedly starts on March 5th and will carry through until May 20th. In case you missed the news, Aaron will be playing the student revolutionary leader, Enjolras, in the Tom Hooper-directed movie adaptation of the famous Claude-Michel Schönberg musical.

Aaron is joining an all-star cast, led by Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean and Russell Crowe as Inspector Javert. Eddie Redmayne will be playing fellow student revolutionary, Marius Pontmercy. Others involved include Anne Hathaway (Fantine), Helena Bonham Carter (Madame Thénardier), Amanda Seyfried (Cosette), Samantha Barks (Éponine), and the legendary Colm Wilkinson as the Bishop of Digne. Sacha Baron Cohen is rumored to be playing the corrupt innkeeper, Thénardier.

Les Misérables is expected to be released December 14th.

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