Gossip Girl's Aaron Tveit has boarded the cast of Les Miserables, the big-screen adaptation of the classic musical for Universal Pictures and Working Title.

Oscar winner Tom Hooper (The King's Speech) is directing the movie, which stars Hugh Jackman as convicted bread stealer Jean Valjean and Russell Crowe as his nemesis Inspector Javert.

Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and Eddie Redmayne are also starring in the project. Sacha Baron Cohen and Helena Bonham Carter are rumored to join.