Les Misérables Media List

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From Stage to Screen

The film adaptation of Schönberg and Boublil's musical was released December 2012. The film was a joint venture between British and United States production companies featuring both actors from the realms of both movies and theatre including:

  • Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean
  • Anne Hathaway as Fantine
  • Russell Crowe as Javert
  • Amanda Seyfried as Cosette
  • Eddie Redmayne as Marius Pontmercy
  • Samantha Barks as Éponine
  • Aaron Tveit as Enjolras
  • Colm Wilkinson as Bishop Myriel

Vogue photo
Left to right: Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit, Eddie Redmayne in a photo by Vogue

A brand new original song, "Suddenly", was written specifically for the movie. The song expresses Jean Valjean's feelings about taking care of Cosette in the intimate setting of a coach as he rides away from the Thénardier's Inn with Cosette.