February 28, 2024 11:23 pm

Taylor Swift was Nearly Cast in Les Mis, Recalls Awkward Screen Test with Eddie Redmayne
Taylor Swift was Nearly Cast in Les Mis, Recalls Awkward Screen Test with Eddie Redmayne

Taylor Swift was Nearly Cast in Les Mis, Recalls Awkward Screen Test with Eddie Redmayne

Taylor Swift revealed that she screen tested for a role in the film adaptation of Les Misérables, and she says that the experience was a “nightmare.” While appearing on Friday’s episode of The Graham Norton Show to promote her new album Midnights, the star shared that she had been auditioning for two roles in the 2012 film—heroines Cosette and Éponine— and though she knew she was unlikely to get either, she jumped at the chance to screen test with star Eddie Redmayne.

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​The “Blank Space” singer says the experience was a nightmare dressed like a 19th century street urchin. Read More