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Old February 2 2012, 07:00 AM   #136
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Re: "King's Speech" director to take on "Les Miserables"

I repeat.

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Old February 10 2012, 10:10 PM   #137
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New info about the new song that's written for the film version: It's called "Suddenly" and will be sung by Valjean.

http://www.playbill.com/news/article...sh-Reveals-All

Since they say that it will come after Cosette is taken from the Thenardiers, I'd guess it will be about her growing up and a way to jump forward in time.
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Old February 11 2012, 12:35 AM   #138
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Not that I actually object to more Valjean goodness, but... he's already got so many great songs. Maybe something of a duet with Cossette?
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Old February 11 2012, 03:50 AM   #139
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Based on what that article says, I think I know exactly the sequence from the novel that the song is going to portray, and I'm looking forward to seeing how it comes across and fits into the fabric of the rest of the musical. I'm also hoping that at some point they'll incorporate the new song and its accompanying scene(s) into the stage production, because, if I'm right about the scene sequence that the song will most likely cover, it'd be neat to see done on stage.
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Old March 3 2012, 10:49 AM   #140
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Looks like Sacha Baron Cohen will be deep in character (LINK) if the Sun is to be believed, and will not change or wash his costume while playing Monsieur Thénardier.
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Old March 21 2012, 09:17 AM   #141
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First photo of Jackman as Valjean (looks like it's from the beginning when he is in prison or was just released):

http://movies.yahoo.com/blogs/movie-...191120987.html
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Old March 21 2012, 10:10 PM   #142
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Looks goods. Thanks for the update.
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Old March 26 2012, 10:02 PM   #143
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And now the first look at Crowe's Javert:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz...ted-steed.html

It seems like we are slowly getting shots from all the characters.
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Old March 27 2012, 01:41 AM   #144
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Awesome. Thanks again.
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Old March 27 2012, 05:00 PM   #145
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Re: "King's Speech" director to take on "Les Miserables"

Awesome - didn't know that Colm Wilkinson will be playing a role in this. He's THE definitive Valjean to me, I'm glad he's got a part.

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Old April 22 2012, 09:27 PM   #146
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Hathaway and Jackman filming and singing at the barricades:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXIsH8zMOfk

I'm not really sure where this fits in the film, maybe:

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Old April 23 2012, 01:38 AM   #147
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I think you're right about the placement the song is the finale.
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Old May 29 2012, 09:33 PM   #148
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Lots of new photos, the only ones that are missing are the Thenardiers, otherwise I think we've now seen all the main characters:

http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=90758
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Old May 30 2012, 12:44 AM   #149
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Awesome.
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Old May 30 2012, 04:37 PM   #150
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The first trailer, with Anne Hathaway's version of "I Dreamed A Dream" (they seem to be playing down the instrumentals a bit).

The visual style looks right.
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