musicals

Russell Crowe Adds Baritone to Javert From Les Miserables (Watch!)

Russell Crowe is featured as Javert in Victor Hugo’s “Les Miserables.” A police inspector, he previously worked at a prison where Jean Valjean was serving a sentence at hard labor for stealing a loaf of bread. He becomes Valjean’s savior and tormentor. Javert pursues Valjean relentlessly, determined to put him back in prison. He eventually arrives in Montreuil-sur-Mer, where he has been appointed police inspector. He suspects that Monsieur Madeleine the town mayor and wealthy factory owner might, in fact, be Jean Valjean....

Samantha Barks Sings 'On My Own' From Les Miserables (watch!)

Samantha Barks plays Éponine, the Thénardiers’ coddled daughter in Les Miserables, the 19th Century Victor Hugo novel, on which the musical movie is based. Éponine is jealous and hateful toward Cosette and moves Valjean to pity Cosette, which sets in motion his plans to take her away from the Thérnadiers. She sings 'On My Own' in a new movie clip. Watch it here!...