What a cast!!!

Anne Hathaway joins cast of ‘Les Miserables’ movie

LOS ANGELES — Anne Hathaway has joined the cast of “Les Miserables,” a film adaptation of the novel and play, reported Tuesday.

Hathaway will play the working-class Fantine in the new adaptation. She joins a cast that includes Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean and Russell Crowe as Inspector Javert.

The film is being directed by Tom Hooper, who won the Academy Award for Best Director in February for “The King’s Speech.”

“Les Miserables” is slated to open in theaters Dec. 7, 2012.