07:25 AM EDT 04/17/2014
Originally posted 11/26/2012 10:35AM
With its theatrical release still 30 days away, Tom Hooper's Les Misérables is already being touted as an Oscar contender for Best Picture.
The movie musical screened for the first time on Friday afternoon at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York, where The Hollywood Reporter was on hand to report on general reactions.
Although Anne Hathaway's role as Fantine in the film is brief, she makes an "indelible impression" especially during "I Dreamed a Dream," THR writes.
Originally posted 11/12/2012 02:50PM
Preparing to play Fantine in Les Misérables could be perceived as miserable for Anne Hathaway.
No stranger to altering her lifestyle to fit a role – she went vegan and got into peak shape for The Dark Knight Rises – Hathaway, who turned 30 on Monday, went to extremes to stay true to her latest character.
Going on a strict cleanse before shooting Les Mis, the Academy Award-nominated actress lost 10 lbs. Then, living off of two thin squares of dried oatmeal paste per day, she lost another 15 lbs. in two weeks.
Originally posted 05/30/2012 09:20AM
As the ill-fated Fantine in Les Misérables, Anne Hathaway has a keen distinction: She delivers the long-running stage show's first-act lament "I Dreamed a Dream" in the upcoming, all-star movie version, whose trailer has just been released (see below, and turn up the volume).
From the sound of it, the actress and former Oscar host, 29, boasts an impressive set of pipes, and the number, which has been known to bring a tear to theater audiences, sounds as haunting as ever.
Hathaway costars in the musical epic alongside Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Colm Wilkinson and others.
Originally posted 04/08/2012 03:40PM
Anne Hathaway must be feeling a lot lighter about the shoulders!
The actress, 29, stepped out in London early Sunday morning sporting a seriously short new haircut.
Leaving Soho nightclub The Box with fiancé Adam Shulman and a female friend, Hathaway shyly covered her head with her hand as if to hide her new look.
The engaged actress lopped off her long brown locks for her role in the upcoming movie adaptation of Les Miserables.
Originally posted 01/25/2012 03:00PM
Sparks are flying between Taylor Swift and the London locals – the feathery ones, that is.
The singer has been spending time across the pond, reportedly in rehearsals for a movie version of Les Miserables, but she's managed to snag a few hours for herself, going shopping on Portobello Road and getting chocolate from Old Bond Street.
On Tuesday, wearing a cat-print skirt, Swift visited the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain in Hyde Park, where she also communed with the fauna in the Serpentine River. Standing under a brown umbrella in the rain, Swift snapped cell phone photos of the swans and ducks in the water.
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