Amanda Seyfried has been playing the role of 'Les Miserables' Cosette since the age of 15, and admits landing the part in the new movie has been ''a dream''.
The 26-year-old actress is excited to be playing Cosette in the film version of the classic musical about the French revolution because it is a part she initially prepared for as a teenager at High School.
She said: ''I was playing Cosette in recitals when I was 15, because I used to sing classical music, and now I'm actually going to play her - it's a dream for me.
''Getting back into singing has been tough, but awesome, too, because I haven't lost what I had when I was 15; it's only got better, so that's a plus.''
Amanda also acknowledges the part is a huge change from her last role, as porn star Linda Lovelace in a biopic of her life.
She added: ''It's so different going from Linda Lovelace, a porn-star-turned-feminist with a New York accent, to an 18-year-old Englishwoman - well, French actually, but I'll be doing an English accent - so it's going to be hard.''
'Lovelace' is set for release later this year.