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Hugh Jackman's Les Miserables bond

Hugh Jackman's Les Miserables bond

Dec 24 2012, 10:10am CST | by

Hugh Jackman bonded with his 'Les Miserables' co-stars more than on any other movie he's done. The 'Wolverine' actor - who plays Jean Valjean in the film adaptation of the musical - insists he had...

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Hugh Jackman's Les Miserables bond

Dec 24 2012, 10:10am CST | by

Hugh Jackman bonded with his 'Les Miserables' co-stars more than on any other movie he's done.

The 'Wolverine' actor - who plays Jean Valjean in the film adaptation of the musical - insists he had the biggest ''feeling of ensemble'' he's every experienced while shooting a motion picture, partly because the cast were entering the ''unknown'' by filming a musical movie.

He said: ''I don't think I've ever been a part of a movie where it had such a feeling of ensemble. We really bonded as a group, I think partly because of the nature of the material, partly because we had nine weeks of rehearsal - which very few movie companies or directors will allow access to have. And I think also, we were all not only fans of the musical, but we were also aware we were doing something that's never been done before.

''It's a little nerve-wracking, it's partly an unknown - but there's nothing like that to bring everyone together.''

Hugh featured alongside a star-studded cast including Anne Hathaway, Russell Crowe, Sacha Baron Cohen and Helena Bonham Carter in 'Les Miserables', and he counts himself as ''incredibly lucky'' to have starred in the film.

When asked if there was a particular day of filming which stood out to him, he added to FlicksandBits.com: ''The very last scene of the movie. It was shot right near the end. I was standing with Anne Hathaway, who's a great friend of mine, and I was watching her because she was losing a lot of weight at the time for the particular part in the movie.

''And I just looked out ... there was the barricades, 300 extras, and this massive big field where we were singing the ending. It just struck me how incredibly lucky we all were to be in a musical, because they don't happen very often.

''And also incredibly lucky to be singing live, because that happens even less often on a film. Just thinking about how close we all had become. And the music ... it was hair on the back of the neck time!''

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2 weeks ago

Chappie Trailer Arrives

Nov 4 2014 11:37am CST | Source: Empire Online

Neill Blomkamp's robot faces some serious oddsFirst came the poster, and as inevitably as night follows day here comes the trailer for Neill Blomkamp's Chappie (which sounds a bit rude when phrased that way). Prepare yourselves for the most instantly sympathetic robot since Wall-E, and scenes of robot trauma that may upset younger viewers, or really anyone who loves their smartphone and feels good about their microwave. brightcove.createExperiences();Chappie sees Dev P ...
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2 weeks ago

Must Watch: First Trailer for Neill Blomkamp's New Film 'Chappie'

Nov 4 2014 11:11am CST | Source: First Showing

"I brought you into this world... a machine that can think and feel." Yes! It's time for our first look. Sony Pictures has debuted the first trailer for Neill Blomkamp's Chappie, a story about a boy, his robot, and the big, bad world he brings him into. Dev Patel stars as the creator of Chappie, a robot who will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. Sharlto Copley voi ...
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2 weeks ago

A Poster For Neill Blomkamp's CHAPPIE!!

Nov 3 2014 1:10pm CST | Source: aintitcool

Promotion for the March 2015 release is underway. Read the full article on AICN I’m a big fan of Neill Blomkamp’s work.  DISTRICT 9 spectacularly nailed what he was attempting to accomplish; ELYSIUM hit far from the mark but was interesting and occasionally arresting all the same.   As such, I’m very curious to see what he has in store for us with CHAPPIE, which opens March 6.   Here’s the first poster for the film, which star ...
Source: aintitcool   Full article at: aintitcool
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Taylor Swift Joins Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan for 'Shake It Off' Spoof

Oct 31 2014 9:46pm CDT | Source: ace showbiz

The 'Love Story' hitmaker appears with the 'Live! with Kelly and Michael' hosts toward the end of the parody video, which also features Hugh Jackman, ...
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3 weeks ago

AFM 2014 Casting News: Volume I

Oct 30 2014 9:35pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

Lion Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel are attached to star in "Lion" for The Weinstein Company and See-Saw Films. Hugh Jackman was also rumored to be attached, but his agent has denied the reports. Based on Saroo Brierley's "A Long Way Home," the story follows a street kid from Calcutta (Patel) who is taken in and adopted by a couple in Australia. Garth Davis ("Top of the Lake") is attached to helm the film while Lu ...
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New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch '22 Jump Street' at Home Right Now

Oct 28 2014 11:51am CDT | Source: movies.com

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods America: Imagine the World Without Her (documentary; Dinesh ...
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4 weeks ago

If It Were Up To Keanu Reeves, He'd Have Played BOTH Of These Superheroes

Oct 22 2014 4:59pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

I can't even lie. Keanu Reeves did the damn thing in The Matrix trilogy as Neo. He also did a solid job as John Constantine in Constantine and now we'll see about another action-packed role he's tackling in John Wick which comes out this weekend and is being praised by critics as one of the best action films to happen in a long, long time. Now rumored to be in the mix for possibly playing Doctor Strange, Reeves recently admitted in an interview with Moviefone th ...
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4 weeks ago

Keanu Reeves Wanted To Be Batman And Wolverine?!

Oct 22 2014 4:59pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

I can't even lie. Keanu Reeves did the damn thing in The Matrix trilogy as Neo. He also did a solid job as John Constantine in Constantine and now we'll see about another action-packed role he's tackling in John Wick which comes out this weekend and is being praised by critics as one of the best action films to happen in a long, long time. Now rumored to be in the mix for possibly playing Doctor Strange, Reeves recently admitted in an interview with Moviefone that he at one ...
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4 weeks ago

Quicksilver Is Back In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse;’ Could We See a Solo Movie?

Oct 22 2014 4:45pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

Even people who didn’t like X-Men: Days of Future Past love the Quicksilver scene. As Charles, Logan and Hank sneak into the Pentagon to break out Erik, they employ the talents of a young speedy mutant named Quicksilver. He steals the movie with an incredible slow motion scene where he runs around a kitchen, under active sprinklers, completely changing the situation in order to help our heroes. You can watch a behind the scenes video about it here. As pre-production contin ...
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4 weeks ago

Chris Rock and Julia Louis-Dreyfus Turned Down the Offer to Host This Year’s Oscars

Oct 22 2014 3:49pm CDT | Source: Collider

It was announced last week that the excellent Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting this coming February's Oscar ceremony, but it turns out that NPH wasn’t the Academy’s first choice.  THR reports that producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron—who have produced the last two ceremonies in a row—first “begged” Ellen Degeneres to return as Oscar for this year’s ceremony.  She firmly declined the offer, and then they next approached Chris Rock, who hosted in 2005.  He turned down t ...
Source: Collider   Full article at: Collider
 

 

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