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Hugh Jackman’s ‘Les Mis’ Audition Mishap

Even Oscar-nominated stars have audition mishaps. Before auditioning for the film adaptation of Les Miserables in New York City, Hugh Jackman ran into some trouble while visiting his singing teacher, Joan Lader.

Screenplay: ‘Les Miserables’

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen

Eddie Redmayne on Auditioning for ‘Les Mis’: “I never felt so terrified in my life”

With the long-awaited film adaptation Les Misérables a big hit at the box office as the year wraps up, the stars of the film have been opening up about how difficult the process of shooting the film was. One of those stars is Eddie Redmayne, who plays Marius in the film, who spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about the daunting audition process and the challenge of singing live on set.

Anne Hathaway on the Pressure of Singing ‘I Dreamed a Dream’ in ‘Les Mis’: “Put aside all that bullshit and just do your job”

There are many memorable songs in Les Misérables, but perhaps none are as beloved as “I Dreamed a Dream,” which is sung by Fantine. Over the last few decades it has been recorded by everyone from Neil Diamond to Aretha Franklin, and turned middle-aged Scottish singer Susan Boyle into a household name with a single television performance.

Hugh Jackman Explains Why Shooting ‘Les Mis’ Was More Physically Demanding Than ‘Wolverine’

Despite being well-known for his absolute love of musicals, Hugh Jackman has never appeared in a film version of a musical until this month’s Les Misérables, one of the most successful stage musicals of all time. Jackman explains to Movieline why doing a musical is harder than an X-Men movie… and it’s not because Jean Valjean, who he plays in Les Misérables, lacks retractable claws.

’60 Minutes’ Profiles Hugh Jackman

If you missed last night’s 60 Minutes like I did, then you are in luck because CBS just posted this really great interview with Hugh Jackman.

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