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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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Adam McKay Is Directing New Comedy

Sep 19 2014 4:07am CDT | Source: Empire Online

From Parks And Recreation's Ben SchwartzWriter/producer/directors such as Judd Apatow and Anchorman’s Adam McKay have a long history of finding other talent and shepherding their films to the screen. In this instance, McKay is partnering with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg to direct a new, untitled comedy based on a pitch from Parks And Recreation actor Ben Schwartz.As well as writing, Schwartz plans to co-star in the film, about which almost nothing is known. He’s had experie ...
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Adam McKay Directing New Comedy

Sep 18 2014 6:06pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

From Parks And Recreation's Ben SchwartzIt’s often been the case that writer/producer/directors such as Judd Apatow and Anchorman’s Adam McKay like to find other talent and shepherd their films to the screen. In this instance, McKay is partnering with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg to direct a new, untitled comedy based on a pitch from Parks And Recreation actor Ben Schwartz.As well as writing, Schwartz plans to co-star in the fi ...
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Adam McKay, Seth Rogen Board Ben Schwartz Untitled Comedy

Sep 18 2014 12:27pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Gary Sanchez Productions, Point Grey Pictures, and Good Universe have pre-emptively bought an untitled comedy pitch from Parks and Recreation's Ben Schwartz, with Adam McKay attached to direct and Seth Rogen attached to star. Plot details are under wraps, but Schwartz, who won an Emmy for co-writing Hugh Jackman's Oscars opening number, will also co-star. Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and James Weaver will produce for Point G ...
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Star Wars Bits: First On-Set Footage From Episode VII, Adam Driver in Costume, ‘Rebels,’ Cameo Rumors

Sep 16 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Slash Film

It was an exciting weekend to be a Star Wars fan. If you missed the fun, don’t fret, we’ve got you covered. Below, read the following: Watch the first footage of actual filming on the set of Star Wars Episode VII featuring John Boyega. (Non-spoiler, too!) See potential set photos of Adam Driver and Gwendoline Christie on set in very Star Wars-y outfits. (spoilers hidden) Is Endor a location in Star Wars Episode VII? Euro Disney will gets Star Wars upgr ...
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Why Superhero Movies Need Better Villains

Sep 12 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: ign

It's often said that a hero is only as strong as his villains. What's the point of a superhero who doesn't have evil to battle against, after all? Would Batman be as memorable if it weren't for villains like Joker, Two-Face, and Catwoman? Would Wolverine still be the best there is without Sabretooth or Mystique or Lady Deathstrike pushing him to persevere? Comic fans will agree that supervillains are integral to the succes ...
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Hugh Jackman Recalls Joan Rivers' 'Uplifting' Funeral

Sep 11 2014 10:07pm CDT | Source: ace showbiz

The Wolverine depicter on 'X Men' movies says the late comedian asked him to perform at her funeral ten years ago after watching his performance in 'The Boy ...
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Shawn Levy Says He’s Been ‘Quietly Developing’ REAL STEEL 2

Sep 8 2014 5:24pm CDT | Source: Collider

We were talking Real Steel 2 well before the first film even came out, but now, three years later, we’re still without that sequel.  However, that doesn’t mean director Shawn Levy isn’t thinking about it.  In fact, he said he’s been “quietly developing” it for years now. The first film starred Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton, a washed-up boxer who turns to robot boxing to make a living.  After his robot ...
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Real Steel Director Knows That Sequel Is Living On Borrowed Time

Sep 8 2014 4:55pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Pop quiz: Did you know that Real Steel grossed almost $300 million worldwide at the box office? What's that? No, I'm not mistaken. I'm definitely talking about the 2011 Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots-meets- Pacific Rim boxing robots movie starring Hugh Jackman. The movie was actually somewhat of a surprise, receiving an average review of "meh" at best for the plot and story, but lots of praise from audiences and critics for the visual effects and acting. The ac ...
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