Mamma Mia's Amanda Seyfried still has "nightmares" about Les Misérables

Emily Hutchinson
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Photo credit: Nicholas Hunt - Getty Images

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Amanda Seyfried has admitted that she still has "nightmares" over Les Misérables.

The Mamma Mia! actress starred as Cosette alongside big names including Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne and Helena Bonham Carter in the 2012 film adaptation, but confessed she wasn't too happy with her vocal performance.

Speaking during Variety's 'Actors on Actors' series, Amanda told Vanessa Kirby that she'd love to redo the whole thing because of the difficult aspect of having to sing all her songs live.

"I wish I could redo Les Mis completely, because the whole live singing aspect just – I still have nightmares about it," she admitted.

Photo credit: Universal
Photo credit: Universal

Amanda was also pretty tough on herself regarding her voice, claiming that her live vocals weren't as good as they needed to be for such a large production.

She admitted that each actor's voice had to be "as strong as it needs to be" and added: "I was very weak.

"I can't – such a regret!"

Amanda shared that she's since trained her voice in order to gain "some kind of stamina" as she told Vanessa she's been working on the vibrato that wasn't there when she filmed the movie almost a decade ago.

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Photo credit: Samir Hussein/WireImage - Getty Images

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"I feel like I definitely could play Cosette now," she said.

While there aren't any plans for Amanda to return to the role right now (that we know of!), the star is about to head to Netflix with her new movie Things Heard and Seen.

Amanda stars alongside James Norton in the project, which will land on the streaming service in April.

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