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Eddie Redmayne has a message for critics over his casting in traditionally queer role

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A post shared by Eddie Redmayne (@amazingeddieredmayne)Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne has struck back at critics attacking his casting in a new, West End production of Cabaret.Redmayne will open the new production this November, opposite actress Jessie Buckley.

Redmayne will step into the iconic role of the Emcee, a part made famous by queer actors Joel Grey and Alan Cumming. For Redmayne, criticism won’t deter him from playing the part.“I hope when people see the performance, the interpretation will justify the casting,” he told British Vogue.

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