Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info

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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #51
Posted: 10/15/11 at 3:07pm
PS to Innis_mor: Is Jackie Evancho your daughter,granddaughter,sister or niece?


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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #52
Posted: 10/15/11 at 3:23pm
Are the major roles an open casting/audition or is it invite only? I would assume that they would have a list of people they are interested in and then invite them to audition? I would love to know who they are thinking of for Marius, Enjolras, Cosette, and Eponine.
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #53
Posted: 10/15/11 at 4:00pm
There was a rumor about Eponone - some girl who won one of those TV talent shows in England.
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #54
Posted: 10/15/11 at 6:39pm
I thought the rumor was Lucy Hale for Eponine.

Innis: Are you saying that just because she works with a good voice teacher that she can't be artificially darkening? A lot of trained people artificially darken--even professional opera singers sometimes do it. A preteen girl does not sound like that naturally. She's pushing her voice just like Charlotte Church did. You can even see her jaw wobble when she sings, which is a sign of tension.
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #55
Posted: 10/15/11 at 7:56pm
"There was a rumor about Eponone - some girl who won one of those TV talent shows in England."

Could you be thinking of Samantha Barks? She came in third for I'd Do Anything, and she played Eponine in the 25th Anniversary Concert.
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #56
Posted: 10/15/11 at 8:24pm
If Emma Watson is to play Cosette and if her singing is to be dubbed, I might suggest Jackie Evancho for that. Either that, or cast her directly in a role (Young Cosette?). She is both a soprano and an actress with her card (she is filming this month and next in Vancouver, Robert Redford's 'The Company You Keep', where she plays his protagonist character's daughter in an important role). This girl is "genius talented' and those that don't take note of what she brings to any production (pretty much), do so at their own loss."

Sources have confirmed that Watson is not doing this film.

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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #57
Posted: 10/16/11 at 2:51pm
Why, I'm so glad you have linked to your sources.
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #58
Posted: 10/16/11 at 5:27pm
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #59
Posted: 10/16/11 at 6:54pm
Based on the original article from Baz Bamigboye -- please scroll down:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2040804/BAZ-BAMIGBOYE-Francesca-Annis-sing-Ladies-Who-Lunch-number.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

it doesn't attribute the quote directly to Hugh about Emma Watson's non-casting. It could be Baz adding the info from other sources.



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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #60
Posted: 10/16/11 at 6:57pm
His latest tweet --

>>>>RealHughJackmanHugh Jackman

spent last 4 days with tom hooper and the les mis gang...could not be more pumped!!

4 hours ago<<<<

With the creative team and/or the cast??


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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #61
Posted: 10/16/11 at 7:58pm
Thanks -- I actually had read both of those a while ago; it just pisses me off when people don't link their stuff. Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info

Here's a link to that particular Jackman tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/RealHughJackman/status/125637389623369728
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #62
Posted: 10/16/11 at 8:12pm
Awesomesauce!

"Things are underway. They are actually underway!"

That's what a 12 year old me said back in the days of A Current Affair and Sally Jesse Raphael, when Bruce Beresford wasn't under suspicion of offing his wife and there were 3 US national tours making the rounds. =D

My, how time flies. Except now, I actually think things are really underway. Like really, for real.

*Pinches self*
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #63
Posted: 10/17/11 at 8:09pm
Anne Hathaway has been confirmed in the role of Fantine, by Cameron Mackintosh himself - in a BBC radio interview:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/b015yt84

Check it out at around 28'30" -- he also says that Hugh has arrived in London - so the interview must have been only a few days old.
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #64
Posted: 10/17/11 at 8:09pm
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #65
Posted: 11/11/11 at 8:00pm
Les Miserables Casting Announcement Seeks Singers and Dancers

Singers and Dancers sought to appear alongside Hugh Jackman in Les Miserables

The Casting Collective is currently looking for both men and women to appear alongside Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, and Russell Crowe in director Tom Hooper's upcoming adaptation of the musical Les Miserables.

Specific requirements needed have forced the Casting Collective to seek talented indivuals from outside their 2012 Casting Book.

The Casting Collective ask that those interested in trying out for a role in the movie re-apply on their website using one of the three specific links listed below only:

They are looking for:

EXPERINCED SINGERS & DANCERS - You must fit ALL criteria to apply.

Caucasian Men & Women age 16 to 75
You MUST have GOOD SINGING &/or DANCING experience
Women must have shoulder length or longer natural hair
Men must have hair at least 3 inches long or longer
No dye, No Highlights (men & women)
Legally allowed to work in the UK (will ask for evidence in due course)
Can be available to work in the London & South East area between Jan & June (not every day!)


For singers to apply online:
For dancers to apply online:

*(If you sing AND dance use the SINGERS link only)

GAUNT LOOKING THIN MEN & WOMEN -You must fit ALL criteria to apply.

Caucasian Men & Women age 16 to 75
You MUST be very skinny with a gaunt looking face
Women must have shoulder length or longer natural hair
Men must have hair at least 3 inches long or longer OR HAVE A SHAVED HEAD (or possibly be prepared to shave your hair off!)
No dye, No Highlights (men & women)
Legally allowed to work in the UK (will ask for evidence in due course)
Can be available to work in the London & South East area between Jan & June (not every day!)

To apply online:

Les Miserables comes to theaters in 2013 and stars Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne. The film is directed by Tom Hooper.
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #66
Posted: 11/11/11 at 8:05pm
Dancers?
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #67
Posted: 11/11/11 at 11:19pm
2013?
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #68
Posted: 11/11/11 at 11:45pm
"2013?"

That's what I was wondering. Guess it could be a tiered Oscar-bait release where it's in a handful of NYC and LA theaters at the tail end of 2012 to qualify, then an actual national release in early '13.
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #69
Posted: 11/12/11 at 6:46am
BOX OFFICE MOJO is considered the most reliable source of movie release information. According to its schedule of releases, LES MISERABLES is scheduled for WIDE RELEASE on December 7, 2012. The movie will be distributed by UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, which is parent company to WORKING TITLE ( main producers for the film, along with Cameron Mackintosh). Closer to release date, BoxOfficeMojo is usually able to provide the number of screens which will show the movie in the United States.

http://boxofficemojo.com/schedule/?view=bydate&release=all&date=2012-12-07&showweeks=4&p=.htm

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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #70
Posted: 11/12/11 at 7:16am
I think *2013* was just an error.
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #71
Posted: 11/12/11 at 7:45am
I assume the call for dancers will be something to do with the wedding scene.
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #72
Posted: 11/26/11 at 4:51pm
Mackintosh said that we might now have to wait till 2013 to see the film. The post production might not be finished in time to meet the film's December 2012 release.

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5geX_jJE2A0CSS1EVe-YLfWeRTbLw?docId=N0785211321894559269A
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #73
Posted: 11/26/11 at 4:56pm
He actually said he didn't know how long post-production would take. I have to believe they will do everything to make that Dec. 7 date (sounds like five-six months in post if it finishes in June), otherwise it won't come out for another year since this looks like it's viewed as an Oscar-bait movie.
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #74
Posted: 11/26/11 at 5:14pm
LOL! @ them just looking for Caucasian actors. Well, there's goes my chances to be in the movie. It would've been nice to have a multi-cultural cast.
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Les Miserables Movie Auditions/Casting Info #75
Posted: 11/26/11 at 5:20pm
It seems it was UNIVERSAL STUDIOS (parent company of film producer Working Title and film distributor) which secured the release date ( December 7, 2012, on a WIDE release basis)? Presumably this was after discussions and agreement with the creative and production teams re the schedule. Isn't this Cameron Mackintosh's first attempt at co-producing a film? Maybe he is just a little nervous?

It does not sound like a summer flick... and releasing it a year later for Oscar-bait season 2013 seems anti-climatic.