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Amanda Seyfried in 'Les Miserables'

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Amanda Seyfried, who proved her musical bona fides in Mamma Mia!, is in final negotiations for the role of Cosette in director Tom Hooper’s adaptation of Les Miserables. A spokesperson for Universal confirmed the casting news initially reported by Twitch.com. The 26-year-old actress, who’s also slated to play Linda Lovelace in one of the upcoming dueling biopics about the renowned adult actress, joins a star-studded cast that includes Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, and reportedly, Taylor Swift.

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