Official: Anne Joins “Les Miserables”
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Anne Hathaway has closed a deal to join Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe in Les Miserables, the Universal Pictures and Working Title Films musical adaptation of the stage play and classic novel. Hathaway will play Fantine, and her participation had been rumored for some time. Crowe plays Inspector Javert and Jackman is Jean Valjean. The film’s being directed by Tom Hooper, who helmed the Oscar-winning The King’s Speech.

Universal has set the picture for release in the center of next year’s Oscar race with a December 7, 2012 date. Cameron Mackintosh is producing with Working Title’s Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner and Debra Hayward. William Nicholson wrote the script and the music is by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil. Hathaway is currently playing Catwoman in the Chris Nolan-directed The Dark Knight Rises for Warner Bros.


2 Responses to “Official: Anne Joins “Les Miserables””

Walter Wellmann Says:
October 24th, 2011 at 4:01 am

On August 30th, I confirmed irresponsibly Anne in “Les Miserables”. Thanks to God that today this is true. I wish the best to Anne and her new role. A magnificent new!!!

Katherine Says:
October 25th, 2011 at 5:16 pm

i love Anne Hathaway always have and will til she quits acting.. Can’t wait to see this!!

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