Anne Hathaway Reportedly Joins Cast Of Les Miserables
Posted on Wed Aug 31, 2011 12:29 PM PDT

annehathaway200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Anne Hathaway has signed on to the film adaptation of Les Miserables, according to Broadway World.

Hathaway will join Les Miserables cast member Hugh Jackman, who was reportedly pushing for the Academy Award-nominated actress. Hathaway is set to play the lead role of Fantine and Jackman will play Jean Valjean.

Though no official casting announcements have been made, Broadway World reports that Les Miserables filmmakers have also approached Russell Crowe, Helena Bonham Carter, Hayden Panettiere, Miranda Cosgrove, Emma Watson and Amy Adams about participating in the film.

Les Miserables is currently in development under Universal Pictures and will be directed by Tom Hooper.