The popular stage musical “Les Misérables” based on the Victor Hugo story is returning to the big screen with a new adaptation featuring Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and more big name stars. Set in 19th-century France, ”Les Misérables” tells a story of an ex-prisoner hunted by a policeman. His life changes after he begins to work for a factory worker, caring for his daughter.
The trailer shows some clips from the story set to the iconic song, “I Dreamed a Dream” as sung by Anne Hathaway’s character, Fantine.
“Les Misérables” hits theaters December 14, 2012.
So what do you think? Will this adaptation be any good? Do you trust these actors with performing such well-known musical numbers?