Victor Hugo

Anne Hathaway Cracks Britain's Stiff Upper Lip at BAFTAs (watch!)

Anne Hathaway drove BAFTA viewers batty with an acceptance speech that was so long she even thanked “Les Miserables” author Victor Hugo, though he’s been dead for 127 years. She won the Best Supporting Actress Award for her role in the musical film, but her speech was the talk of the tabloids after the UK equivalent of the Oscars were handed out. ...

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....