One word -- stunning! I can't wait to see this film Christmas Day! I'm sure director Tom Hooper ("The King's Speech") will do justice to the Broadway musical we all know and love! They sing live to tape! Take a look at this featurette for "Les Miserables" and start dreaming:
Here's the full press release:
On behalf of Universal Pictures, we’re thrilled to let you know that the epic Extended First Look of LES MISÉRABLES has just debuted online – exclusively on Regal Cinemas’ YouTube channel! The motion-picture adaptation of the beloved global stage sensation Les Misérables will now hit theaters on Christmas Day.
Helmed by The King’s Speech’s Academy Award®-winning director, Tom Hooper, the film features an all-star cast that includes Hugh Jackman, Oscar® winner Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, with Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen. In December 2012, the world’s longest-running musical brings its power to the big screen in Tom Hooper’s sweeping and spectacular interpretation of Victor Hugo’s epic tale. With international superstars and beloved songs—including “I Dreamed a Dream,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More” and “On My Own”—Les Misérables, the show of shows, is now reborn as the cinematic musical experience of a lifetime.
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