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Les Miserables Extravaganza! Five New Clips of Actors Singing (watch!)

Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne and other cast members from the new musical film, “Les Miserables,” show off their vocal skills in five new clips featuring songs from the Victor Hugo classic. The ambitious British production, directed by Tom Hooper and scripted by William Nicholson, stars a high-powered ensemble cast that also includes Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried and Samantha Barks. The film is actually an adaption of the musical by Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schönberg and Herbert Kretzmer. Their work, in turn, is based on the classic 1862 French novel by Hugo....

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....

Hugh Jackman Leads Les Miserables Cast in New UK Trailer

Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and Russell Crowe are among the actors featured in a new trailer for movie musical “Les Miserables.” The video targets the United Kingdom and includes new footage compared with the film’s first trailer. The first trailer contained no dialogue, just Hathaway singing the poignant song “I Dreamed a Dream.” Also featured singing in the new trailer are Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne and Sacha Baron Cohen....

Lucy Liu Exudes Exotic Sophistication in More Magazine (photos!)

Actress Lucy Liu continues to dazzle at 43 in a stunning new photo spread in More magazine, hot on the heels of the release of her new film, “The Man with the Iron Fists,” a martial arts film starring Russell Crowe, Cung Le and Byron Mann. She poses for photographer Emre Guven in sophisticated evening wear by Michael Kors, Zac Posen and Roberto Cavalli selected styled by Jonny Lichtenstein....

‘True Grit’ Tops Box Office; Could Spur More Westerns (video)

Jeff Bridges’ “True Grit” won the box office over the weekend and in the process may be reintroducing the Western to a new generation of theatergoers. The last successful Western was “3:10 to Yuma” in 2007. The movie, originally filmed in 1969 starring John Wayne, has grossed more than $110 million over the past three weeks, making it a success by any measure....