VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes of The Hollywood Reporter's LES MIS Cover Shoot
Stars of the highly anticipated film LES MISERABLES Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks and Amanda Seyfried participated in a photo shoot for the cover of The Hollywood Reporter's newest issue. Below, check out behind the scenes footage from the cover shoot and hear what stars Samantha Barks and Eddie Redmayne have to say about starring in Tom Hooper's musical and what co-stars Sacha Baron Cohen and Anne Hathaway were like to work with. The film is coming to theaters nationwide on Christmas Day.
Under the direction of Tom Hooper, the film will also star Sacha Baron Cohen as Thernardier, Eddie Redmayne as Marius, Aaron Tveit as Enjolras, Amanda Seyfried as Cosette, Samantha Barks as Eponine, and Helena Bonham Carter as Madame Thenardier. Original stage stars Colm Wilkinson, Frances Ruffelle and more will reprise their roles from the London production.
Les Miserables originally opened in London at the Barbican Theatre on 8 October 1985, transferred to the Palace Theatre on 4 December 1985 and moved to its current home at the Queen's Theatre on 3 April 2004. When LES MISÉRABLES celebrated its 21st London birthday on 8 October 2006, it became the World's Longest Running Musical, surpassing the record previously held by "Cats" in London's West End. In January 2010, The West End production broke another record by celebrating its historic 10,000th performance.