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Taking on the iconic role of Monsieur Thenardier in "Les Miserables" may sound daunting to actors and fans alike, but Sacha Baron Cohen (who plays the thieving inn keeper in Tom Hooper's big screen adaptation) says years of making mockumentary type films like "Borat" and "Bruno" made tackling his new scripted role a piece of cake.

"If I'm doing a movie where I don't actually have to worry about being arrested, I'm already fairly relaxed," the comedian told Access Hollywood's Michelle Beadle, when asked if he was nervous about stepping into such a well-known musical role alongside the likes ...

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