"I absolutely can put the rumours to rest," he said. Although I met Taylor Swift." CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Eddie Redmayne has responded to reports he dated Taylor Swift in 2012 The 34-year-old then opened up about Taylor's audition for the hit Oscar-winning movie , in which Eddie starred as the revolutionary student Marius.Taylor had tried out for the part of his admirer Eponine – a role which Scarlett Johansson, Lea Michele and Hayden Panettiere were also reportedly up for, but which eventually went to newcomer Samantha Barks.To see Eddie gush about being a first-time dad, watch his exclusive interview with ET below!
Molina played artist Mark Rothko, with Redmayne portraying his assistant.
The play, which soon transferred to Broadway, earned Redmayne an Olivier Award and a Tony Award in 2010.
He had campaigned hard for the film, sending in a video of himself singing one of Marius's signature tunes.largely based on the memoir by Jane Hawking, the scientist's first wife.
Eddie Redmayne has cleared up rumours he dated Taylor Swift once upon a time.
"I honestly don't know, because I think she's formidable," he told host Andy Cohen.