Aaron is known for playing the roles of Fiyero in Wicked, Gabe in Next to Normal and Frank Abagnale Jr. in Catch Me If You Can on Broadway.
He is also known for playing Tripp Van Der Bilt in TV’s Gossip Girl. Oscar winner Tom Hooper (The King¹s Speech) is directing the movie, whose cast includes Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean and Russell Crowe as his nemesis Inspector Javert. Also confirmed are Anne Hathaway as Fantine, Eddie Redmayne as Marius and Amanda Seyfried as Cosette.
William Nicholson (Gladiator), Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg wrote the screenplay, basing it on the Victor Hugo novel and the musical. Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner of Working Title are producing with Debra Hayward and Cameron Mackintosh.
Aaron will be playing the role of Enjolras.