The British tabloid The Daily Mail reported that Boggess, who has been seen in New York in Master Class and The Little Mermaid, and in the London production of Love Never Dies, is set to play Fantine in the musical, with her exact start date still to be determined. The actress Tweeted "Thank u for all the Les Miz love! I can't wait to be back in the West End!"
As previously announced, incoming cast members also include Danielle Hope (Eponine), Geronimo Rauch (Jean Valjean), and Boggess' fiancée Tam Mutu (Javert). Caroline Sheen, currently playing Fantine, will leave the production on June 29.