Amanda Seyfried might star in `Les Miserables`

Updated: Jan 05, 2012, 20:19 PM IST

London: Actress Amanda Seyfried is reportedly set to star in "Les Miserables".

She has been offered the role of Cosette in the forthcoming musical to be directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Tom Hooper.

Taylor Swift will also star in the movie after being offered the role of Cosette`s love rival Eponine, reports

Seyfried and Swift will join a huge cast for the film, including Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Russell Crowe, Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen.

The film tells the story of Jean Valjean (Jackman), a man released from prison who re-invents his life and becomes a wealthy factory owner and mayor during the French Revolution.