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Scarlett Johansson auditioned for Les Miserables

Scarlett Johansson auditioned for Les Miserables

Feb 12 2013, 9:26am CST | by

Scarlett Johansson auditioned for Anne Hathaway's role in 'Les Miserables'. The 28-year-old actress was keen to take on the part of tragic Fantine in Tom Hooper's big screen version of the hit...

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Scarlett Johansson auditioned for Les Miserables

Feb 12 2013, 9:26am CST | by

Scarlett Johansson auditioned for Anne Hathaway's role in 'Les Miserables'.

The 28-year-old actress was keen to take on the part of tragic Fantine in Tom Hooper's big screen version of the hit musical but thinks Anne was the correct choice.

When asked if she had auditioned, Scarlett said: "Yes, I did. I sang my little heart out.

"The jazz hands kid inside me was just over the moon!

"I auditioned with laryngitis. I did everything I could to, like, not have laryngitis.

"I think, looking at the film now, there's no possible way I ever could have topped that performance [by Anne Hathaway]. It was perfect and I think fateful and meant to be."

It wasn't the first time Scarlett had auditioned for a part in the famous musical.

When she was younger she went for the role of Fantine's eight-year-old daughter Cosette, so the story has always been close to her heart.

She told Broadway.com: "But, yes, the audition itself brought back so many memories of auditioning for 'Les Mis' for the young Cosette and it was fun for me to revisit that."

Anne has been nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar at this month's Academy Awards for her portrayal of the factory worker-turned-prostitute.

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Scarlett Johansson is turning her attention towards TV series and she is willing to work in a limited series. She was previously seen working in movies such “Avengers” and “ ...
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New mom Scarlett Johansson has been M.I.A. since giving birth last month to a baby girl named Rose, but she finally made her first post-baby venture out into the world yesterday — making her presence known with a makeout sesh. Don’t-call-me-ScarJo and her fiancé and baby-daddy, French journalist Romain Dauriac, were spotted making out on a street corner yesterday and we gotta say: get it girl. You’re a new mom and we’re sure it’s hard to find the opportunity — and the ener ...
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Scarlett Johansson Steps Out For the First Time Since Giving Birth

Oct 9 2014 1:28pm CDT | Source: Pop Sugar

Scarlett Johansson, who was sporting workout gear, got sweet with her fiancé, Romain Dauriac, in NYC on Wednesday. The couple kissed and hugged on the sidewalk before parting ways. It's the first time we've seen the actress out and about since she and Romain welcomed their daughter, Rose, on Aug. 19. A publicist for the couple released a statement weeks later, saying, "Mother and daughter are doing well." In addition to being a new mom, Scarlett is also mak ...
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Around the Web…

Oct 9 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Celebrity Baby Blog

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Scarlett Johansson’s next project is a period TV mini-series: yay or nay?

Oct 9 2014 6:10am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

Scarlett Johansson has been quiet for months. She did a bare-bones publicity tour for Lucy (did Lucy even have a real premiere?!) and then she just relaxed in the last four or five months of her pregnancy. The last time we wrote about ScarJo was the birth announcement – she welcomed baby girl Rose Dorothy back in early September (Virgo baby). I’m still not entirely sure where she is. I think she’s probably in Manhattan or the ...
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