Breathtaking first trailer for Tom Hooper's 'Les Miserables'
By Anthony Pearson May 31, 2012, 8:10 GMT
Based on Victor Hugo\'s opus, Les Miserables tells the story of Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the \'ticket-of-leave\' he must display by law, condemns him to be an outcast. Only the saintly Bishop of Digne treats him kindly and Valjean, embittered by years of hardship, repays him by stealing some silver. Valjean is caught and brought back by the police, and ...more
We have added the first movie trailer Tom Hooper's (The King's Speech) and Universal Picture's epic musical adaptation of "Les Miserables."
The film starsHugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen and Samantha Barks.
Watch the new trailer for "Les Miserables" below;
"Les Miserable" is released across the US from December 14th and the UK from January 11th, 2013.
"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 and Eddie Redmayne.
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.
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