Those curious how Eddie Redmayne (Les Miserables) took on the physically and intellectually challenging role of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking need look no further than the new trailer for biopic The Theory of Everything. Check it out below!
If you know Victor Hugo's name it's probably as the author of Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame but the character whose features have made the biggest mark on popular culture is the hero of a lesser-known novel. If you're...Show More Summary
From her days on the “Princess Diaries” set to starring in “Les Miserables,” Anne Hathaway has collected a wide range of experiences. The 31-year-old “Dark Knight Rises” dame talks about her strange relationship with celebrity and looks...Show More Summary
Alison Owen and Debra Hayward team to form Monumental Pictures, saying they have been chasing the same material read more
Courtesy of Balagan Theater. Former Balagan artistic director Louis Hobson as Jean Valjean in the company's chamber production of Les Misérables last fall. Last weekend, the musical-theater company Balagan announced that it's permanently closing. Show More Summary
When my high school’s drama program announced the spring show, Les Miserables -- one of the most beautiful and tragic broadway musicals to date -- I couldn’t bring myself to audition. Aspirations were questioned. They were changing.
When one thinks of the successes of Hugh Jackman, flashes of snikt snikt Wolverine blades or those incredible pipes out of Les Miserables come to mind. But the Australian A-Lister still holds a special place in his heart for Charlie Kenton, the robot boxing promoter (or boxing robot promoter?) at the center of 2011's Real Steel. Show More Summary
Recently Thomas Edsall published a op ed at the New York Times called “The Expanding World of Poverty Capitalism” that’s worth a read. In brief, Edsall explains how municipalities around the country are balancing budgets by privatizing essential services to companies that prey on the poor. Add to that Radley Balko’s piece in WaPo focusing […]
German actress Veronica Ferres (Sans famille, Les Misérables, Schtonk) has joined the cast of Pay the Ghost, the Nicolas Cage supernatural thriller set to start lensing this week in Toronto. German helmer Uli Edel (The Baader MinhofShow More Summary
Susan Boyle is the latest celebrity to take part in the ALS ice bucket challenge. However, the gifted singer’s contribution comes with a unique twist. Instead of simply standing around while someone dumps cold water over her head, Boyle opted for something a bit different. Show More Summary
It’s a consumer revolution. The eve of the June Rebellion fell into place at an Orlando mall with the local cast of Les Miserables surprising shoppers with a performance of “One Day More.”
I’m not her biggest fan, but I’ve never understood why there was such a harsh backlash against Anne Hathaway around Oscars season in The Year Of Celebrities Over-Pronouncing “Les Miserables.” She’s a character, for sure, but I kind of dig what she’s selling. Show More Summary
The flying kilts of "Brigadoon," the immortal barricades of "Les Miserables" and, in general, the lively revivals of director-choreographer Rachel Rockwell dominate the 2014 Joseph Jefferson Award nominations, announced Thursday by the all-volunteer committee that annually honors what it...
"FIfty Shades of Grey" star Jamie Dornan and his good friend / "Les Miserables" crooner Eddie Redmayne are among the latest celebrities to accept the ALS Ice Bucket challenge.The two actors have been friends for years, having been struggling...Show More Summary
The actor sings and plays the banjo on the number "Bring Him Home."
Well, the name says it all really. The stage version of Les Mis is back in town again and this display at the State Library explores the book Les Miserables and its adaptation for film or stage. It’s a paid … Continue reading ?
(July 26, 2014 08:53 AM, by Art Carden) Red Mountain Theatre Company here in Birmingham is running Les Miserables through August 3. We saw it last night. It's the fourth time I've seen Les Mis, and it was worth every bit of what we paid for the tickets.... (0 COMMENTS)
The State Library of Victoria (Australia) looks to have a good-looking (if somewhat pricey) exhibit, Victor Hugo: Les Miserables -- From Page to Stage through 9 November. In The Age Tim Young reports on the exhibit -- and: How the State Library landed Victor Hugo's 'mythical' Les Miserables manuscript.
You can say anything about Hispanic TV networks, but they are a quite inventive bunch when it comes to Spanish-language adaptations of world-renowned dramas. Take Telemundo, which has kicked off production of its own version of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables, considered one of … Continue reading ?
Have you ever wondered how much time Les Miserables author Victor Hugo spent sleeping? Or how many hours 1Q84 author Haruki Murakami devotes to writing? Podio has created an infographic called, “The Daily Routines of Famous CreativeShow More Summary