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Articles Tagged 'Les Misérables'


New TV Adaptation of ‘Les Misérables’ Announced

The BBC has announced the latest 19th-century novel to get its lavish period drama treatment, and it’s every bit as ambitious as this year’s War & Peace. Andrew Davies, the writer behind such seminal BBC dramas as the original House of Cards, Bleak House, and Pride & Prejudice (yes, that one), will adapt Victor Hugo‘s Les Misérables, […]

Sacha Baron Cohen

Brit Binge Watching: Five Sacha Baron Cohen Films You Can View Online

At one point, comedic-actor Sacha Baron Cohen was banned from high profile events because of his brash antics and pranks. But, this time around, he is an honoree at the Britannia Awards, taking place on Saturday, November 9 (airing on BBC AMERICA on Sunday, November 10 at 9/8c). We’ll be interested to hear Cohen’s speech when […]

Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter on Cover of Vogue UK’s July Issue

The July issue of Vogue UK, available on newsstands today (June 3), celebrates women who “transcend age” with their distinctive style with actress Helena Bonham Carter (The Lone Ranger; Les Misérables) blanketing the cover. Vogue UK chose Carter, 47, as their cover star based on her having “long defied the norms of show-business with her […]

Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables

Les Misérables Finally Gets An Honest Trailer

This is a delight. A simple retelling of the wonder of Les Misérables, only with the rose-tint filter taken off and a replaced with a slightly flintier one. The good (but snarky) people at screenjunkies have put this together, as part of their Honest Trailers strand, following similar skewerings of The Phantom Menace, The Avengers and The Hunger […]

Eddie Redmayne

WATCH: Eddie Redmayne on the Englishness of ‘Les Miserables’

While the forthcoming film adaptation of the stage musical Les Miserables has roots in the writings of French author Victor Hugo it is, in the eyes of British actor Eddie Redmayne, a very English production. Redmayne, who plays the role of Marius in the movie, was reminded of the film’s Britishness during shooting. He says: […]

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