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Les Miserables Soundtrack His The Top Of U.s. Album Chart

9th January 2013

The Les Miserables soundtrack has beaten Mumford & Sons' Babel to the top of the U.S. album charts by just 1,000 sales.The release, featuring songs from the movie musical, takes the top spot on the...

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Anna Karenina Up For American Society Of Cinematographers Awards

9th January 2013

Keira Knightley's drama Anna Karenina and movie musical Les Miserables are among the nominees set to battle it out at the upcoming American Society of Cinematographers (Asc) Awards.Both movies are up against adventure epic Life...

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Hugh Jackman Injured Russell Crowe In Les Miserables Fight Scene

9th January 2013

Hugh Jackman left Hollywood hardman Russell Crowe battered and bruised on the set of Les Miserables after smashing a block of wood on his back.The X-Men hunk and the Gladiator actor co-star in director Tom...

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Anne Hathaway Tears Up Over Hooker Role

9th January 2013

Anne Hathaway choked back tears during an interview on British Tv on Wednesday (09Jan13) as she recalled the trauma of playing a prostitute in the new movie adaptation of Les Miserables.The actress takes the role...

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The Hobbit And Les Miserable Up For Cinema Audio Society Awards

8th January 2013

The sound mixing teams behind Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Les Miserables, and Zero Dark Thirty are in the running to win top prizes at the upcoming Cinema Audio Society Awards.The trio will...

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Out Now: Us Album Releases - Les Miserables Ost Destined For Chart Success, Christian Rocker Chris Tomlin Evolves With New Album, Can Dropkick Murphys Improve Chart Record?

By Hayley Avron | 8th January 2013

The movie might be looking like a shoo-in for several Oscars nods, but what will music fans think of Les Miserables’ soundtrack? It’s been the subject of debate, thus far, with the former American Idol...

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Susan Boyle Inspired Anne Hathaway's Les Miserables Song

7th January 2013

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...

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Evan Rachel Wood Originally Cast In Les Miserables

4th January 2013

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...

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

4th January 2013

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...

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The Things They Say: 3433400

3rd January 2013

"I would love to maintain a healthy balance between stage and film, but my ultimate dream is to be a Bond girl - a bada** Bond girl." Les Miserables star Samantha Barks longs to woo...

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Lincoln & Les Miserables Lead Producers Guild Shortlist

3rd January 2013

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...

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Russell Crowe Defends Les Miserables After Adam Lambert's Rant

2nd January 2013

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...

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

31st December 2012

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...

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Les Miserables Lyricist Thrilled By Susan Boyle's Dream

31st December 2012

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...

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Anne Hathaway's Mum Gives Actress Rave Review As Fantine

31st December 2012

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...

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The Things They Say: 3431525

31st December 2012

"To be honest, I thought she was going further than she should, and I tried to discourage her." Les Miserables director Tom Hooper wasn't happy with his leading lady Anne Hathaway's drastic weightloss as she...

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Anne Hathaway Was Horrible To Fiance During Les Miserables Filming

30th December 2012

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...

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The Hobbit Heads Into 2013 As America's Top Film

30th December 2012

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...

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

28th December 2012

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...

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Eddie Redmayne Lied To Tom Hooper At Tv Audition

28th December 2012

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...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Auditioned For Les Miserables In London

28th December 2012

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...

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Anne Hathaway Opens Up On Fantine Role In Les Miserables

By Jack de Aguilar | 27th December 2012

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...

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Fascinating Fact: 3430404

26th December 2012

New releases Les Miserables and Django Unchained gave the Christmas box office in America a big boost on Tuesday (25Dec12) by scoring over $30 million (Gbp18.75 million) between them. Blockbuster movie musical Les Miserables opened...

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Anne Hathaway Sings Carols For Christmas

26th December 2012

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),...

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

20th December 2012

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...

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Anne Hathaway Suffered Conscience Crisis Working On Les Miserables

18th December 2012

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...

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Anne Hathaway Wanted To Bleed On Camera For Les Miserables

16th December 2012

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...

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Anne Hathaway Refuses To Discuss Les Miserable Diet

12th December 2012

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...

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Stars Concerned Over Amanda Seyfried's Singing

12th December 2012

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...

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Anne Hathaway Devastated By Wardrobe Malfunction

12th December 2012

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...

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