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The latest and most anticipated period piece of the year, “Les Misérables,” has unfurled its new international poster featuring prominently the leads: Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe.

Jackman and Crowe will play lifelong antagonists whose struggles and fate occur at a tumultuous time in French history, its own Revolution. Also joining the ensemble film is: Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, and Helena Bonham Carter.

This is the latest iteration of French author Victor Hugo’s masterpiece, having numerous adaptations to the silver screen and the stage. This current version will take its cues from the outlandishly successful musical.

Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper confirmed at the beginning of the year that the movie will be in the sung-through format where there are only occasional pieces of dialogue. It will also be the first time that a film will have its soundtrack recorded on set, instead of the ordinary method of playing pre-recorded »

- Ruben Gonzalez

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