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Susan Boyle Inspired Anne Hathaway's Les Miserables Song

Anne Hathaway feels a special connection to Susan Boyle after taking on the star's signature song I Dreamed A Dream in the new movie version of Les Miserables.The Scottish singer shot to fame on Tv...

Evan Rachel Wood Originally Cast In Les Miserables

Actress Evan Rachel Wood was originally cast in movie musical Les Miserables but dropped out due to "personal reasons".The Ides of March star was rumoured to have lost out on a role in Tom Hooper's...

Busy Sacha Baron Cohen Was Forced To Pull Out Of Django Unchained

Funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen was forced to drop out of Quentin Tarantino's western Django Unchained because he didn't have time to shoot a scene between editing and releasing The Dictator and filming Les Miserables.The Brit...

Lincoln & Les Miserables Lead Producers Guild Shortlist

Lincoln, Les Miserables and Zero Dark Thirty have earned nominations for the Producers Guild Awards later this month (Jan13).Django Unchained, Argo, Life of Pi, Moonrise Kingdom and James Bond film Skyfall also made the list...

Russell Crowe Defends Les Miserables After Adam Lambert's Rant

Russell Crowe has defended his new movie Les Miserables after Adam Lambert slammed the film's all-star cast for "pretending to be singers", insisting director Tom Hooper wanted the musical scenes to be "raw and real".The...

Adam Lambert: 'Les Miserables Suffers Due To Bad Singing'

Adam Lambert has slammed Tom Hooper's new movie musical Les Miserables, insisting the film "suffered massively" due to its all-star cast "pretending to be singers".The former American Idol star, who began his career in musical...

Les Miserables Lyricist Thrilled By Susan Boyle's Dream

Les Miserables lyricist Alan Boublil was so stunned by Susan Boyle's success after she covered his song I Dreamed A Dream on Tv talent show Britain's Got Talent he sent her a heartfelt letter, which...

Anne Hathaway's Mum Gives Actress Rave Review As Fantine

Anne Hathaway's actress mum has heaped praise on her daughter's portrayal of a desperate prostitute in Les Miserables after playing the role onstage in a touring production of the epic musical.Kate Hathaway insists her stage...

Anne Hathaway Was Horrible To Fiance During Les Miserables Filming

Anne Hathaway regularly snapped at her then-fiance Adam Shulman during filming of movie musical Les Miserables as she struggled to deal with the "darkness" of her portrayal of desperate prostitute Fantine.The actress, who wed Shulman...

The Hobbit Heads Into 2013 As America's Top Film

Lord Of The Rings prequel The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will ring in 2013 as America's top film after beating Django Unchained and Les Miserables to number one at the year-end box office.Peter Jackson's fantasy...

Tom Hooper Refused To Let Sacha Baron Cohen Mime In Les Miserables

Director Tom Hooper chose to shut down production on Les Miserables rather than let Sacha Baron Cohen mime his songs after he lost his voice.Filming on the movie musical was halted for a week when...

Eddie Redmayne Lied To Tom Hooper At Tv Audition

British actor Eddie Redmayne was convinced his Les Miserables director Tom Hooper would never hire him again as he once lied to him during an audition at the start of his career.Redmayne was desperate to...

Sacha Baron Cohen Auditioned For Les Miserables In London

British funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen was left red-faced when a terrible audition for the London staging of Les Miserables led him to breakdance in a desperate bid to win a role.Baron Cohen, who stars in...

Anne Hathaway Opens Up On Fantine Role In Les Miserables

Les Miserables opened on Christmas day to great success, with a record $18.2 million for a December 25th release. The star-studded cast seem to have managed to bring the magic of the original stage show...

Anne Hathaway Sings Carols For Christmas

Actress Anne Hathaway showed off her vocal training from Les Miserables on Christmas Day by singing carols with her family.The musical movie adaptation starring Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe hit U.S. theatres on Tuesday (25Dec12),...

Hugh Jackman Stayed Silent To Rest His Voice During Les Miserables Shoot

Hugh Jackman went to extreme measures to protect his voice while filming Les Miserables, often going days at a time without speaking.The X-Men star would regularly spend up to 10 hours a day singing for...

Anne Hathaway Suffered Conscience Crisis Working On Les Miserables

Actress Anne Hathaway battled a "crisis of conscience" while filming dock scenes for movie musical Les Miserables because the vegan star had to step on dead fish for the shoot.The Hollywood beauty adopted a vegan...

Anne Hathaway Wanted To Bleed On Camera For Les Miserables

Anne Hathaway begged her hairdresser to slice her scalp during a dramatic hair-cutting scene in new movie musical Les Miserables, according to her co-star Hugh Jackman.In the upcoming adaptation of the hit stage show, Hathaway...

Anne Hathaway Refuses To Discuss Les Miserable Diet

Actress Anne Hathaway refuses to divulge any more details on how she dropped 25 pounds (11.3 kilograms) for her role in new movie musical Les Miserables because she doesn't want to give impressionable young girls...

Stars Concerned Over Amanda Seyfried's Singing

Actress Amanda Seyfried's singing in Les Miserables was sometimes so bad her co-stars feared she was having a stroke.The cast all wore special earpieces to help them sing in time and on key but the...

Anne Hathaway Devastated By Wardrobe Malfunction

Actress Anne Hathaway was "devastated" when she suffered a wardrobe malfunction and accidentally exposed her genitals at the New York premiere of her latest movie Les Miserables on Monday (10Dec12).The usually demure star was climbing...

Anne Hathaway Flashes Photographers At Les Miserables Premiere

Actress Anne Hathaway gave fans and photographers an eyeful on Monday (10Dec12) after accidentally flashing her genitals as she arrived at the New York premiere of Les Miserables.The newlywed was climbing out of her chauffeured...

Pictures: Anne Hathaway And Amanda Seyfried's Outfits The Talking Point Of The New York Les Miserables Premiere

After a more conservative look at the London premiere last week, Anne Hathaway set tongues wagging with this racey numberProps to the main stars of Les Miserables, they're putting in the effort on the film's...

Amanda Seyfried Passed Out During Acupuncture Session On Les Miserables Set

Mamma Mia! star Amanda Seyfried and funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen brought production on epic movie musical Les Miserables to a halt when both fell ill.Seyfried passed out during an on-set acupuncture session to ease her...

Tom Hooper: 'Anne Hathaway & Jackman Auditioned For Me At The Oscars'

Moviemaker Tom Hooper is convinced his Les Miserables stars Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman used the Oscars to audition for roles in his ambitious production.The King's Speech director was mulling over his cast choices when...

Russell Crowe And Hugh Jackman Share The Stage At New York Gig

Russell Crowe took to the stage in New York to sing with his Les Miserables co-star Hugh Jackman over the weekend (08-09Dec12).The actor plays in a band with his Robin Hood co-star Alan Doyle and...

Anne Hathaway Turned To Heart-wrenching Real-life News For Les Miserables Inspiration

Anne Hathaway turned to real-life news stories about sex trafficking victims as preparation for her role as a treacherous and desperate prostitute in Les Miserables.The Devil Wears Prada star admits she feared she was taking...

At The Movies: Les Miserables Review Roundup

To undertake a cinematic reimagining of Les Miserables is to approach the proverbial poisoned chalice with gusto, with added virulent infections and - yes the cliched metaphors are done now - a rounded panning from...

Russell Crowe: 'Hugh Jackman Is Wonderful In Les Miserables'

Russell Crowe has heaped praise on pal Hugh Jackman's new role in their blockbuster movie musical Les Miserables, insisting the Australian star is "wonderful" as Jean Valjean.The two friends play enemies in the film but...

Les Miserables: Initial Reviews, Not So Miserable.

The film adaptation of the musical theatre adaptation of Victor Hugo's Les Miserables could have been an enormous disaster. A lot was riding on it- loved by millions of book readers and theatre goers, scrutiny...

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