Originally Posted by Fire Me Boy!
I wouldn't say "nails it," but Seyfried was fine for the role. Cosette, even in the stage play, is a pretty forgettable role. I thought she was fine.
I genuinely don't know what to say if you think Seyfried was worse than Russel Crowe.
The only people I thought "nailed it" were Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Samantha Barks, and especially Eddie Redmayne.
And I think Cohen (especially) and Bonham Carter are mediocre at best and cringe worthy at worst.
But I also don't care for those characters and their story in general.