The teaser trailer for Tom Hooper's big screen adaptation of Les Misérables has arrived...
The pic takes the world famous musical--based on Victor Hugo's book--and make it sing once again.
The story follows the struggle by ex-con Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman) to outrun his past and his relentless pursuer - the uncompassionate police inspector Javert (Russell Crowe). Sacha Baron Cohen has been cast as a villain Thenardier in the pic. Amanda Seyfried to play Eponine and Cosette respectively. Eddie Redmayne ("Black Death," "My Week With Marilyn") will play the role of Marius Aaron Tveit will play Enjolras, a character responsible for a student rebellion in the streets of Paris. He’s best known for ordering Javert’s execution George Blagden has been cast as student revolutionary Grantaire Samantha Barks, who played Eponine in the 2010 London production of will play the same role here. She joins original London stage cast members Colm Wilkinson and Frances Ruffelle as a kindly bishop and a "fabulous whore" respectively.
The script for this adaptation was penned by William Nicholson, which Cameron Mackintosh will produce. This time dialogue has been introduced in the script--amidst the singing.
The film hits theaters on December 7th 2012.