Sunday, October 28, 2012

Coming Soon: Les Misêrables

Les Misérables is an upcoming British musical drama film produced by working Title Films and distributed by Universal Pictures, The film is based on the musical of the same name by Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Scöhnberg  and Herbert Kretzmer which is in turn based Les Misérables, the 1862 french novel by Victor Hugo


The film is directed by Tom Hooper, scripted by William Nicholson and stars an ensemble cast led by Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham-Carter, and Aaron Tviet also stars in a supporting role, the filn tells the story of Jean Valjean, a former prisoner who becomes mayor of a town in France, Valjeab agrees to take care of Cosette, the illegitimate daughter of Fantine, and must avoid being captured again by Tavert, a police inspector








Development of Les Misérables in the late 1980's after the musical's 25th anniversary concert, producrr Cameron Makintosh announced that the film resumed development, Hooper and Nicholson were approached in March 2011 and the main characters were cast in 2011, principal photography of the film commended in March 2012 and took place in various locations in Winchester, and Portsmouth in Hampshire, England , as well as in Paris in France


Les Misêrables is scheduled to be released in December 25,2012 in the United States and on January 11,2013 in the United Kingdom and January 16,2013 on The Philippines

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