Meet Samantha Barks, the actress who Tom Hooper chose to play Eponine in “Les Miserables” over established Hollywood starlets like Scarlett Johansson, Lea Michele and Taylor Swift.
Barks was notified of her big-screen break on Tuesday night following a performance of “Oliver!” at the Manchester Palace in England. Producer Cameron Mackintosh told Barks, who then Tweeted her excitement: “Most incredible moment of my life!!!!”
The 21-year-old rose to fame in England after… Continue reading Samantha Barks, 'Les Miserables's' Eponine: Stage Actress Earns Role Previously Marked For Taylor Swift
Nick Jonas and British actress Samantha Barks sparked rumours they”re dating after the two seemed cozy at the afterparty for Les Miserables”s 25th anniversary production at London”s O2 Arena. When asked about his dating life, Jonas said: “I keep that stuff to myself.” However, he was more forthcoming when asked about British women in general, [...] Continue reading Nick Jonas, Samantha Barks spark romance rumours
Two-time Tony Award winner Bernadett Peters and actress Mary Tyler Moore will host the 12th anniversary of Broadway Barks! – the dog and cat adopt-a-thon extravaganza which will be held in Shubert Alley. “It”s like therapy between shows,” the New York Daily News quoted Peters as saying. Last year, more than 200 cats and dogs [...] Continue reading Bernadette Peters, Mary Tyler Moore to host Broadway Barks