Anne Hathaway Talks Singing Live on 'Les Mis' Set, Hugh Jackman & Her Family History with the Role Fantine

Anne Hathaway Talks Singing Live on 'Les Mis' Set, Hugh Jackman & Her Family History with the Role Fantine
Time Magazine sat down with Anne Hathaway to discuss Tom Hooper's upcoming "Les Miserables," singing live on set, the power-house Hugh Jackman and more. Highlights below. On "going down the rabbit hole" of singing live on set: "I’ve never been in this situation before, where 99% of the performances are what’s used in the film... We had nine weeks of rehearsal, which was such a gift and so rare in film. I was able to work out kinks and try things and feel very safe. And we had extensive vocal training—we literally had vocal coaches at our disposal 24 hours a day. Your vocal chords are about the size of a dime. So they get tired… With a multicamera approach, you can relax just that little more, because if you follow a feeling down a rabbit hole in one take, you know that it won’t be cut
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