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Tom Hiddleston, Ben Kingsley And Mark Strong Have Made An Overblown Car Ad With Tom Hooper

Best case scenario, this campaign will have something amusing or insightful to say about the whole “British villain” cliche but I’m not holding my breath.

Sacha Baron Cohen Will No Longer Be Playing Freddie Mercury

Cohen wanted a gritty R-rated tell-all and the band most certainly didn’t.

Anne Hathaway At The End Of The Day – Full Scene From Les Miserables

One of Anne Hathaway’s big numbers

Prepare For Revolution – The Whole One Day More Sequence From Les Miserables

A rousing, climactic scene from the back end of the movie.

First Clips From Les Miserables Showcase Some Of The Really Famous Bits

This looks intensely claustrophobic in places. I mean that in a good way.

Canted Angles And Wide Angle Lenses Give Les Miserables A Very Cinematic Look

An extended TV spot for Tom Hooper’s film of the musical.

An Extended Promo For Les Miserables Shows How They’re Getting It Right

I like this Tom Hooper fella. He’s certainly no dummy.

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman And Anne Hathaway Filming The Big, Big Finale To Les Miserables

Tom Hooper is currently in the midst of shooting a very large scale movie of Les Miserables, and a new paparazzi video gives a good idea of how lavishly the sets have been dressed. If you can call this particular …

First Image of Hugh Jackman As Jean Valjean In Les Miserables

We’ve already seen a few candid shots of Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean in Tom Hooper‘s film adaptation of Cameron Mackintosh’s musical Les Misérables. Now the actor has very excitedly tweeted the first official promotional still of Valjean, which is …

Samantha Barks Rounds Out The Cast For Les Miserables

Rebecca Lewis writes for Bleeding Cool. It’s a been a busy two months for director Tom Hooper and Les Miserables, so as rehearsals gets underway on the big screen adaptation, we should catch up on some recent casting. Last we …

Everybody Wants A Go – Catching Up On Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables Casting Process

Rebecca Lewis writes for Bleeding Cool. Les Miserables is the longest running, and one of the most successful, musicals in the world so of course it was only a matter of time before someone decided to adapt it for the …

Zut Alors! Russell Crowe Is Inspector Javert In Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables, So Let’s Listen To Him Sing

French criminals, stand in awe of Russell Crowe and his fearsome pipes, as Empire Online reported today that the Aussie actor and sometimes pop star has signed on for the role of Inspector Javert in Tom Hooper‘s forthcoming big screen …

Hugh Jackman Tells Us When Wolverine And Les Miserables Will Shoot

Hugh Jackman has made a radio appearance to promote his upcoming one man stage show, and conversation inevitably turned to his film work. The following transcripts from his telephone call to Toronto’s CHFI come from The Playlist. I’m going to …

Marketing Silliness: The King’s Speech Biscuits

Just a quick one, because it’s so bizarre. The PR forces behind The King’s Speech have gone to trouble of having some bespoke biscuits made to promote the film. Because it’s so obscure and nobody has heard of it. And …

Tom Hooper May Get Tulip Fever Next

There have been several attempts to bring Deborah Moggach’s novel Tulip Fever to the screen, most famously in 2004 when a good-to-go production with Johnny in the lead role was shut down due to a change in UK tax regulations. …

King’s Speech Director Turned Down Iron Man 3, May Take Up Les Miserables

Josh Hylton writes for Bleeding Cool: I feel like if you were Tom Hooper, who directed last year’s brilliant The King’s Speech, you would probably have a number of projects already lined up. With that film’s multiple Oscar nominations and …

Director Tom Hooper Not Happy About Possible Recut Of The King’s Speech

Josh Hylton writes for Bleeding Cool The King’s Speech was one of the best films to be released last year. If you told me to rank my favorites, it would surely be in my top three. While this is certainly …

Aronofsky, Russell, Cholodenko, Cianfrance, Weir And Hooper Have A Good Natter

The latest of The Hollywood Reporter’s roundtable videos sees some of the year’s most exciting directors in a lively back and forth. There’s over an hour of this stuff, and it’s as good as cat nip for me. I’ll be …