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'Les Misérables' Might Have Itself Multiple Mammalian Claw-Based Comic Book Stars


Last year's Oscars was a painful display of awkward interaction and uneven humor that left no one wanting more, but hey, at least Anne Hathaway might have gotten another job out of it! And that's all that matters, right? See, at some point in that onerous ceremony, Hathaway belted out a parody of the Les Misérables tune "On My Own" directed with mock anger at Hugh Jackman. Now, with Jackman taking the lead role of Jean Valjean in Tom Hooper's upcoming adaptation of the Broadway musical our nation's drama clubs so affectionally refers to as Les Mis, it seems Hathaway's musical number has turned into some kind of audition, and Jackman is reportedly pushing for her to get the part of Fantine--this despite WOLVERINE AND CATWOMAN BEING FROM COMPLETELY DIFFERENT UNIVERSES, YOU FOOLS!


  • September 20, 2012
    It has an all-star cast, the artful direction of The King Speech's Tom Hooper, and, of course, those songs people like, and with this behind-the-scenes extended look, Les Misérables reveals one more element for its awards competition to fear: turns out all the singing was done ... / Continue →
  • May 30, 2012
    Alright, Drama Club, the trailer for Tom Hooper's Les Misérables adaptation is here. Is Anne Hathaway dreaming dreams correctly? Is Hugh Jackman adequately hobo-like, then not hobo-like? Does Russell Crowe look enough like the guy singing "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haa... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2009
    Good news to anyone who's been desperately hoping to once again see the cocktail of Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, song and dance that made the Oscars so song and dancey. Wolverine has signed on to star as P.T. Barnum in some kind of musical biopic, while the subject of his infat... / Continue →
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