Anne Hathaway has reportedly set to join the cast of Les Misérables.
The “Love And Other Drugs” star will portray Fantine, a worker who becomes a prostitute after losing her job, in the highly-anticipated adaptation of the Victor Hugo novel and stage musical.
The actress will join confirmed cast members Hugh Jackman andRussell Crowe, who will portray Jean Valjean and Inspector Javert respectively.
Hathaway is currently shooting The Dark Knight Rises opposite Christian Bale, Gary Oldmanand Tom Hardy. Production on the film is expected to move to New York later this month to shoot scenes at the Occupy Wall Street protests.
Les Misérables is expected to begin filming early next year. It opens in cinemas on December 7, 2012.