Taylor Swift Leaves 'Les Misérables' Role


Feb. 1 2012, Published 1:08 p.m. ET

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Merely weeks after hearing that Taylor Swift was offered the role of Eponine in the highly anticipated movie version of the Broadway hit Les Misérables, turns out the 22-year-old has said bye-bye to the movie.

 OK! NEWS: TAYLOR SWIFT & AMANDA SEYFRIED OFFERED ROLES IN LES MISÉRABLES MOVIE MUSICAL Although rumors were swirling that Lea Michele, Scarlett Johannson and Evan Rachel Wood were in the running, it looks like they were just that — rumors. Now that Taylor is no longer in Les Miz, stage actress Samantha Barks is officially the new Eponine! OK! NEWS: TAYLOR SWIFT HONORED AT NASHVILLE SYMPHONY BALL According to, she'll do her best Eponine similar to how she performed it at the 25th anniversary concert for the hit show. Samantha currently stars in Oliver! across the pond, and producer Cameron Mackintosh simply announced the news live on stage at the Manchester Palace. After the announcement, an excited Samantha Tweeted, "Most incredible moment of my life!!!! X"  

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