Take an Extended First Look at Les Miserables

Universal Pictures has just debuted, via Regal Cinemas, a behind-the-scenes featurette for their Christmas Day release, director Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables. Check it out in the player below!

The adaptation of the hit Broadway musical (in turn based on the novel by Victor Hugo) stars Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen.

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Miserables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption–a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Jackman plays ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Crowe) after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s (Hathaway) young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever.

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