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Dominic Cooper is Phaedra Fierce

Dominic Cooper is Phaedra Fierce

Mamma Mia! star Dominic Cooper is featured in the new actor portfolio for VMAN magazine’s summer 2009 issue, on stands TODAY!

The 30-year-old British actor will soon be taking on Greek tragedy in History Boys director Nicholas Hytner‘s new theatrical production of Phaedra. Dominic will play Hippolytus, the ill-fated love object of the title character, played by Helen Mirren. The production will travel from London to Greece before ending with a Washington, D.C., performance which will be attended by none other than President Barack Obama. “I’m petrified about it,” laughs Dominic. “I haven’t been on stage in over a year and there are pages and pages of these iconic speeches to be delivered. I’m playing this very famously complicated character, plus you’re dealing with gods and monsters rising up out of the sea. I plan to go sit in a library for the next week or so and do lots and lots of homework.”

Pictured below: Dominic with his Mamma Mia! costar and real-life girlfriend Amanda Seyfried out and about in London earlier this month.

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Credit: T. Cole Rachel, Big Pictures, Zibi/WENN; Photos: Mark Abrahams, Bauergriffinonline
Posted to: Amanda Seyfried, Dominic Cooper

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  • Tootie

    Love me some Dominic. He was awesome in Starter for Ten with James McAvoy … yummmm

  • roo

    I agree! That was a damn good movie. I really like him and McAvoy a lot. Something about the accents *swooon*

  • m

    i love this couple! i think they get wasted every time they go out.LMAO

  • lesley

    I luved him in the wire. What a cool and hip dude!

  • Blah girls!

    Hotties galore!

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  • yuck

    Why is he all dressed up and she looks homeless?

  • presh

    TOTAL cutie!!

  • Vestes de Cuisine

    Dominic is such a cute guy.

  • lolESPN

    Great couple!…my favorite thing she ever said is “Well… I’m kinda psychic. I have a fifth sense.;There’s a 30% chance that it’s already raining!; It’s like I have ESPN or something. My breasts can always tell when it’s going to rain.; Well… they can tell when it’s raining.”

  • Mandy

    He wasn’t in The Wire. That was Dominic West.

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