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Saturday, December 1, 2012

A Batch of Gloomy Images Surfaces from the Upcoming Film "Les Misérables"

You might have heard a little about the latest Hollywood reincarnation that's garnering lots o' buzz across cyberspace and beyond, the beautiful mood killer Les Misérables.

Well, we've got a few more tidibits on the Tom Hooper-directed movie, which stars Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Anne Hathaway, and Helena Bonham Carter and a bountiful amount of images from the movie below. Read more after the jump:

Les Misérables is the motion-picture adaptation of the beloved global stage sensation seen by more than 60 million people in 42 countries and in 21 languages around the globe and still breaking box-office records everywhere in its 27th year. Helmed by The King's Speech's Academy Award®-winning director, Tom Hooper, the Working Title/Cameron Mackintosh production stars Hugh Jackman, Oscar® winner Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, with Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen. 

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption--a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Jackman plays ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Crowe) after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's (Hathaway) young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever.

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. 

Also, William Nicholson (Gladiator, Elizabeth) wrote the screenplay. Images from the film to follow:

Les Misérables hits theaters December 25, 2012. 


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