A major television adaptation of Les Misérables is in the works at the BBC from the team behind its recently acclaimed War and Peace miniseries. Screenwriter Andrew Davies will write the six-part event series based on Victor Hugo’s historical French novel, published in 1862. Show More Summary
Everyone's favorite Broadway musical is coming to TV, but you may be surprised how.
According to Deadline, BBC and Weinstein Television are launching a six-part adaptation of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables in which viewers definitely won’t hear the people sing. Veteran scribe Andrew Davies (the recent War & Peace miniseries) will adapt Hugo’s nearly 1500-page book and ignore the famous musical that took inspiration from the work. Show More Summary
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A classic novel that has been required reading for many students and is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century is on its way to television. The novel is Victor Hugo’s “Les Miserables,” which has had adaptations...
One day more Les Miz will be back on TV: The BBC and the Weinstein Co. have paired to adapt Les Misérables for a TV event. With their voices soft as thunder as they tear your hope apart, the six-part series, to be written by Andrew Davies, will be an ... More »
The dramatic adaptation is by the multi award-winning screenwriter Andrew Davies. The post Six-Part Les Misérables Mini-Series Coming from the BBC appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Having jointly conquered one literary classic with Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace, the Weinstein Co. and BBC are re-teaming for an event TV adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic Les Miserables. The six-point mini will be written by award-winning scribe Andrew Davies, who also adapted Tolstoy’s epic tale for TWC and the BBC. Show More Summary
When it comes to Singlish, not all noobs will ace it like Orange is the New Black actress, Uzo Aduba, did on her first try. On Saturday, a video of the cast of hit musical Les Misérables, which is currently running in Singapore, being...Show More Summary
With apologies to the climactic song in “Les Miserables,” here are the self-destructive Brits who voted yesterday to exit the European Union. Cue the music! Do you hear the people sing Singing the song of angry men We will crash the British pound Against the dollar and the yen, When the pounding in our brains [...]Show More Summary
A kiss between two male actors has been removed from a production of the musical “Les Miserables” in Singapore following complaints.
Organizers say the kiss was supposed to be comical
With James Corden hosting the Tony Awards, he calls on Lin-Manuel Miranda, Audra McDonald, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jane Krakowski to get him through New York traffic while they sing tunes from Hamilton, Les Misérables and other Broadway classics. From The Late Late Show with James Corden
James Corden wears a Les Miserables costume while performing the opening number at the 2016 Tony Awards held at the Beacon Theatre on Sunday (June 12) in New York City. The show started with a Hamilton parody featuring cast members Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs, and more singing about James as the host. James then [...]
Is your kid or teen actor a rising star? Director Sophie Taillefer’s take on “Les Misérables” is hitting the Scottish Rite Hall in Bordentown, New Jersey, for this Rising Stars Voice Studio production of the classic musical. Based on...Show More Summary
The “Late Late Show with James Corden” just keeps getting hotter, and last night (May 24) Anne Hathaway dropped by to show off her lyrical chops. During “Drop the Mic,” the “Les Miserables” lady faced off against Corden in a rap battle that found her victorious. Show More Summary
"Les Misérables"? More like James Corden is "more misérables" after getting completely destroyed by Anne Hathaway in a "Late Late Show" rap battle. Didn't this dude see "Bride Wars"? You do not want to mess with Hathaway. Corden tried...Show More Summary
“Hey, Russ.” “Yes, Ry?” “You think I could just pin this thing and blow us outta here straight to Las Vegas?” “No way, mate. People haven’t been this happy to see me since Les Miserables!” “Uh…” “Yes, Les Miserables!” “I don’t think…” “LES MISERABLES, I TELL YOU.” Read More...