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Tom Hooper has said that his movie adaptation of Les Misérables will not be "camp". The director has retained the sung-through musical structure from the successful stage production and has had the cast sing the vocals live on set. "There is nothing camp about this musical," Hooper told Empire. "It is very grounded, very masculine and very strong about the big universal themes. "It's not first and foremost a musical. It's first and foremost a terrific story that uses the musical form to express itself." Of recording live vocals with a pianist playing via an ear-piece, Hooper (more) »


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