→”Groove High” Actress Lands “Les Misérables” Movie Role

It was announced today that Samantha Barks, who stars as Zoe in Telegael’s live action and animation series Groove High, has been chosen to play Eponine in Academy Award ™ winning director Tom Hooper’s big-screen adaptation of famed stage musical Les Misérables.

Samantha will star alongside other acclaimed actors including Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Eddie Redmayne, while West End icons Colm Wilkinson and Frances Ruffelle, the original Jean Valjean and Eponine, will also make appearances.

Groove High was filmed at Telegael’s partner studio Studio Solas and co-produced with Planet Nemo Animation and Nexus Factory for Disney.

Telegael wishes to congratulate Samantha on her success and wishes her and the rest of the Groove High team continuing success in the future.

Watch the BBC’s interview with Samantha Barks on landing the role here