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Movie Musicals Box Office - LES MISERABLES vs. Previous Musical Films - the Story So Far
by BWW Special Coverage - December 31, 2012

With Tom Hooper's big screen adaptation of LES MISERABLES already making a healthy start at the box office, BroadwayWorld decided to gather a ranking of the Top 20 movie musicals since 1974. Grease leads the pack, and as of today, December 30, 2012, Les Mis is at No. 11 and likely to keep rising! (more...)
LES MISERABLES Finishes Third at Weekend Box Office; THE HOBBIT Continues its Reign
by Movies News Desk - December 30, 2012

Following its strong Christmas Day Debut of $18 million, Tom Hooper's big screen adaptation of LES MISERABLES grossed an additional $28 million this weekend (Dec. 28 - 30), bringing its domestic box office total to $67.4 million. Overall, the sweeping epic musical placed third. (more...)
LES MISERABLES Film Soundtrack Expected to Hit Top 10 on Billboard 200 Chart by Next Week
by BWW News Desk - December 29, 2012

According to Billboard.com, 'Les Miserables: Highlights From the Motion Picture Soundtrack' is zooming up the charts and on track to hit the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart by next week. The album is estimated to reach 100,000 copies sold by December 30. (more...)
Cameron Mackintosh Says LES MISERABLES Will Be Back on Broadway in 2014!Cameron Mackintosh Says LES MISERABLES Will Be Back on Broadway in 2014!
by BWW News Desk - December 28, 2012

Will LES MISERABLES return to the Great White Way? With the starry film adaptation on track for a successful opening week nationwide, producer Cameron Mackintosh confirmed today with Showbiz411 that the show is preparing to return to Broadway in 2014. (more...)
'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 26th, 2012'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 26th, 2012
by Paul W. Thompson - December 26, 2012

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards winners and 1/9/13 Celebration, 'Mormon' and 'Les Miz' reaction, 'Oliver!' opens, 'Lucy' extends, StarKid goes sketch, our unofficial Lloyd Webber festival and more! (more...)
LES MISERABLES Opens at No. 1, Takes in $18M at Box Office
by Movies News Desk - December 26, 2012

Deadline reports that the highly anticipated film version of LES MISERABLES opened in the top spot on Christmas Day, taking in $18 million at the box office. The film debuted in 2,808 theaters and earned an 'A' CinemaScore from audiences across the country. (more...)
Early Box Office Report Says Les Mis Film to Open at #1
by BWW News Desk - December 25, 2012

According to Nikki Finke at Deadline.com, Les Miserables is likely to debut at $15-20 million and at number one for this week's movie box office - along with setting Christmas Day records and exceeding studio expectations (of $10 million). (more...)
VIDEO: LES MISERABLES Film Featurette - Samantha Barks' Journey to Playing 'Eponine'VIDEO: LES MISERABLES Film Featurette - Samantha Barks' Journey to Playing 'Eponine'
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2012

Universal Pictures has released another behind-the-scenes featurette for director Tom Hooper's film adaptation of LES MISERABLES, opening in theaters tomorrow, Christmas Day. Go backstage with Samantha Barks as she talks about how she won the role of 'Eponine'. Click below to watch! (more...)
Hugh Jackman Hopes LES MISERABLES Film 'Leads to More Movie Musicals' - With Him!
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2012

In an interview with the New York Post, Hugh Jackman commented on the possibility of a forthcoming Miss Saigon movie adaptation saying, 'I hope 'Les Miserables' leads to more movie musicals - but, selfishly, only if I can be in them!' Read the full interview here, in which he discusses reading Victor Hugo's epic of a novel to prep for the film, his first experience seeing Les Mis on stage, Cameron Mackintosh's request for Jackman to play 'Javert' on stage, working with Joan Lader, the difficulties of singing 'Bring Him Home' for the movie, Anne Hathaway and more! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Rebecca Caine Talks Originating Role of 'Cosette' in LES MISERABLESSTAGE TUBE: Rebecca Caine Talks Originating Role of 'Cosette' in LES MISERABLES
by Stage Tube - December 22, 2012

Just days before the Christmas release of Tom Hooper's Les Miserables film adaptation, Rebecca Caine, who originated the role of 'Cosette' in the stage musical in 1985, appeared on 'Context with Lorna' to talk about why Les Miserables has such an effect on those who see it. Click below to watch the interview! (more...)
Download LES MISERABLES Soundtrack for $5 at Amazon MP3Download LES MISERABLES Soundtrack for $5 at Amazon MP3
by Oliver Oliveros - December 22, 2012

LES MISERABLES fans may opt to listen to the soundtrack of Working Title/Cameron Mackintosh's highly anticipated movie adaptation of the mega-musical three days before the film opens Christmas Day by downloading 20 highlight tracks from the new album 'LES MISERABLES: Highlights From The Motion Picture Soundtrack' for $5 only at Amazon MP3 until Monday, December 31, 2012. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: LES MISERABLES' Anne Hathaway Sings 'Feliz Navidad'STAGE TUBE: LES MISERABLES' Anne Hathaway Sings 'Feliz Navidad'
by Stage Tube - December 21, 2012

Getting ready for the Les Miserables movie Christmas Day premiere, star Anne Hathaway brings you her rendition of 'Feliz Navidad'. Watch below! (more...)
VIDEO: New LES MISERABLES Film Trailer Featuring 'On My Own'!VIDEO: New LES MISERABLES Film Trailer Featuring 'On My Own'!
by Movies News Desk - December 21, 2012

With the US debut of the LES MISERABLES movie just days away, a new trailer featuring the song 'On My Own', sung by Samantha Barks as 'Eponine', has just been released! Click below to watch! (more...)
BWW Reviews: LES MISERABLES Movie - Passing the Candlesticks to a New Generation
by Kelly Cameron - December 21, 2012

The long awaited feature film version of Les Miserables opens Christmas Day, twenty five years after it first took the world by storm on a West End stage. Directed by Tom Hooper and starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried, the film made the daring choice of having its actors sing live instead of being recorded in a studio. Die-hard fans of the stage production will likely take issue with some of the directorial (and musical choices) but overall the movie is a solid adaptation of Victor Hugo's beloved tale. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: LES MISERABLES' Colm Wilkinson on Taking on the Bishop, Working with Hugh Jackman, and More!STAGE TUBE: LES MISERABLES' Colm Wilkinson on Taking on the Bishop, Working with Hugh Jackman, and More!
by Stage Tube - December 20, 2012

In the clip below, original Valjean, Colm Wilkinson, chats about taking on the role of the Bishop, working with Hugh Jackman, and more! (more...)
VIDEO: Insane Clown Posse Reacts to LES MIS TrailerVIDEO: Insane Clown Posse Reacts to LES MIS Trailer
by Movies News Desk - December 20, 2012

Insane Clown Posse's Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope comment on the trailer for the highly anticipated film adaptation of LES MISERABLES, which hits theaters Christmas Day. Click below to watch! (more...)
LES MISERABLES Breaks Records for Christmas Day Advance Ticket Sales
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2012

LES MISERABLES might not open in movie theatres for another week, but accoridng to Fandango, the movie is the company's #1 advance ticket-seller among all Christmas Day releases, surpassing its previous record-holder, 2009's "Sherlock Holmes,' and the #1 advance ticket-seller among movie musicals, surpassing the previous record-holder, 2006's "Dreamgirls." (more...)
Review Roundup (12/19): LES MISERABLES Movie
by Review Roundups - December 19, 2012

Check out what the critics are saying below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Colm Wilkinson as 'Bishop' in LES MISERABLES!STAGE TUBE: Watch Colm Wilkinson as 'Bishop' in LES MISERABLES!
by Stage Tube - December 19, 2012

LES MISERABLES might not open in movie theatres until Christmas day, but that doesn't mean you have to wait another week for another sneak peek. Check out a clip of original Valjean, Colm Wilkinson, as the Bishop in the clip below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Hugh Jackman, Aaron Tveit, Eddie Redmayne and the LES MISERABLES Film Cast Perform 'One Day More!'STAGE TUBE: Hugh Jackman, Aaron Tveit, Eddie Redmayne and the LES MISERABLES Film Cast Perform 'One Day More!'
by Stage Tube - December 18, 2012

Les Misérables is the motion-picture adaptation of the beloved global stage sensation seen by more than 60 million people in 42 countries and in 21 languages around the globe and still breaking box-office records everywhere in its 27th year. Get a sneak peek at one of the defining numbers from the highly anticipated film with 'One Day More' below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch LES MISERABLES' 'One Day More' Now!STAGE TUBE: Watch LES MISERABLES' 'One Day More' Now!
by Stage Tube - December 18, 2012

LES MISERABLES might not open in movie theatres until Christmas day, but that doesn't mean you have to wait another week for a sneak peek. Check out 'One Day More' from the movie below! (more...)
LES MISERABLES Opens in Movie Theatres Today!
by BWW News Desk - December 25, 2012

After what feels like decades of waiting, the HIGHLY- anticipated film version of LES MISERABLES opens in movie theatres today, December 25. What are you waiting for? Get to the movies now and experience the epic on musical event! (more...)
VIDEO: Anne Hathaway Chats LES MIZ on CHELSEA LATELYVIDEO: Anne Hathaway Chats LES MIZ on CHELSEA LATELY
by TV News Desk - December 18, 2012

LES MISERABLES star Anne Hathaway visited last night's CHELSEA LATELY on E!, talking about the upcoming film, her marriage, and more! Check it out below! (more...)
VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks LES MIZ on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks LES MIZ on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by TV News Desk - December 18, 2012

LES MISERABLES' Hugh Jackman stopped by JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE last night to talk about the film - check out his full interview below! (more...)
VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Talks Hugh Jackman's Birthday Lap Dance on ELLENVIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Talks Hugh Jackman's Birthday Lap Dance on ELLEN
by Stage Tube - December 17, 2012

In Amanda Seyfried's latest visit to ELLEN, she talked about her special birthday gift from Les Miserables film co-star Hugh Jackman: a lap dance. Watch the interview clip below! (more...)

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