Tom Hooper‘s long-awaited adaptation of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil’s musical Les Misérables isn’t far off, and it’s safe to say that fans of the production have been looking forward to seeing this thing in theatres for decades. Tom Hooper, of course, garnered a Best Picture Oscar for The King’s Speech, leaving audiences with high hopes for this all singin’ take on Victor Hugo’s classic novel of revolution, class and redemption.
Hooper has assured audiences that this adaptation won’t be a campy affair, and will instead play things appropriately straight and gritty, something that has been rightfully enforced through having the actors sing their parts live on set (instead of dubbed over in a studio). To celebrate the release of Les Misérables, we’ve put together a list of 5 scenes we can’t wait to see.
Note: There are some minor spoilers within for those unfamiliar with the story.
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