First Official Synopsis for 'Les Miserables' Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, and Anne Hathaway

The Collider:
Universal has released the official synposis for the new feature adaptation of Les Miserable, with Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, and Eddie Redmayne confirmed to star. Here’s the thrust of it:

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption–a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Jackman plays ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Crowe) after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s (Hathaway) young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever.

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alycakes3446d ago

I don't know about most people but I liked the way they turned Phantom of the Opera into a movie and now I hope they do as good a job on this one. I have seen this on stage and it's a very moving production. I've also seen the story as a regular movie and I've like it also. There really isn't much about it that I haven't liked.

The cast so far is pretty darn good and so I think they will have a really good movie.