Posts tagged "Les Miserables"

Watch Hugh Jackman Perform ‘Wolverine: The Musical’

He's played a super hero and the lead in a movie musical. Now, Hugh Jackman has combined the two genre's for an insane viral video that will blow your mind.  That's right, Hugh dusted off his singing chops for a brand new event in musical theater, Wolverine: The Musical.
By: Jason Marshall / March 30, 2014

Video: Neil Patrick Harris and Jason Segel Sing ‘Les Misérables’…Again

How I Met Your Mother comes to an end tomorrow. It's sad, but true. And because this may well be the last time they do press events together, I bring to you the newest rendition of "Confrontation" from Les Misérables as performed by Jason Segel and…
By: Jason Marshall / March 30, 2014

Fox is Turning ‘Les Misérables’ into a Lawyer Show

Fox is turning Les Misérables into a lawyer show. I just thought you needed to read that twice to allow the full weight of what's happening here to really sink in. Les Misérables, the iconic Tony Award-winning musical, based on the iconic novel by Victor Hugo, is going to be turned into a TV workplace drama starring…
By: Robert Kessler / August 29, 2013

‘Mad Men’ As Muppets And Other Funny Things

Together we've lived through actresses without teeth, actors without teeth, and pop stars as Furbies. We now feel prepared to see the cast of Mad Men as Muppets. Will you take this journey with us? Also in this edition of Celebrity Meme Roundup: hot hairstyles for…
By: Matt Russoniello / April 11, 2013

What Internet Gold Made Us Laugh This Week?

Are you feeling blue because it's Splitsville for Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth? Did the sight of Lady Gaga in a wheelchair make you long for happier times? Let Celebuzz lift your spirits with another edition of Celebrity Meme Roundup! We collected the…
By: Matt Russoniello / March 15, 2013

How Well Do You Know Oscar Trivia?

With the 85th Academy Awards less than 24 hours away, it’s time to find out how well you know this year’s nominees. Which actress recently revealed that she auditioned for the role of Fantine in Les Miserables? How old is this year’s youngest nominee, and which other record holder is she up against? How many…
By: / February 23, 2013

Oscar Predictions: Put Our Newsroom To The Test

In just a few short days, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will hold its annual Oscar ceremony, crowning the best and brightest Hollywood has to offer with gorgeous gold statuettes commemorating their greatest achievements – this year, anyway. If you’re at all interested in industry politics, then you’ve no doubt been paying…
By: Todd Gilchrist / February 22, 2013

What Musical Made History Before ‘Les Mis’?

Les Miserables made history in 2012 by being the first musical in the genre’s history to have its actors perform the songs live on set. But almost 40 years earlier, Bob Fosse was breaking ground as the director of Cabaret, turning Kander and Ebb’s stage musical into a hugely successful and acclaimed movie. On February…
By: Todd Gilchrist / February 8, 2013

Separated at Birth?

Is Britney Spears hinting at a new collaboration? Earlier this week, the 31-year-old singer playfully poked fun at Russell Crowe’s costume from Les Miserables -- a look that sort of resembles Spears’ 2004 music video for “Toxic.” After a fan pointed out the uncanny similarities, Spears joined in on the fun.
By: Peggy Truong / January 27, 2013

9 Movies You Must See Before Oscar Sunday (PHOTOS)

Everyone’s office has that one movie fan that always wins the Oscar betting pool, who wears their newly-won gift card to Outback Steakhouse like a badge of honor. No one wants to lose to that guy. In an effort to prevent your resident watercooler handicapper from earning another victory notch for his cubicle wall, here are…
By: Dylan Howard / January 22, 2013

Who Will Win the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture? (PHOTOS)

Among the most heated races at the Golden Globes are the acting categories. Denzel Washington and Daniel Day-Lewis are in a virtual dead-heat for Best Actor in a drama, while newly Oscar-nominated Bradley Cooper (The Silver Linings Playbook) squares off opposite Les Mis frontrunner Hugh Jackman for Best Actor in a Musical or…
By: Peggy Truong / January 12, 2013

Which Motion Pictures Will Win Top Honors at the Golden Globes? (PHOTOS)

In the ramp-up to the Golden Globes, the Oscar nominations have come and gone, leaving a bread-crumb trail of obvious nods and an ocean of dissatisfied grumbles at some of the less-subtle snubs. In fact, one could argue that between its two two-category system of Drama and Musical/Comedy, the Globes made a much wiser set…
By: Phil Pirrello / January 12, 2013

DGA Noms Announced — What Does That Mean for Oscar?

With less than a week to go before the Oscar nominations are announced, one of the biggest foreshadows for Oscar gold - the Directors Guild - has revealed their nominees for Best Director. As expected, Argo's director and star Ben Affleck and Lincoln's Steven Spielberg lead the pack, followed by a few surprise picks. Read on for…
By: Phil Pirrello / January 8, 2013

Justin Timberlake and Hugh Jackman ‘Crack Jokes’ Over Dinner in Colorado (EXCLUSIVE DETAILS)

Big screen hunks Justin Timberlake and Hugh Jackman hit a high note together over a post-Christmas dinner… literally. The actors, who’ve been known to sell out a crowd when they’ve taken over the microphone, were spotted having dinner at the ultra-exclusive Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Ski Resort and Spa in Avon,…
By: Andrea Simpson / December 30, 2012

Weekend Movie Preview — Five Flicks in Five Clicks (PHOTOS)

As the holiday season – and the year as a whole -- reaches its final hurrah with New Year’s, theaters are bustling with new, highly-anticipated movie releases. From late-breaking blockbusters to Oscar bait to sleeper hits, there’s plenty to choose from. And Five Flicks in Five Clicks is Celebuzz’ way of whittling dow…
By: Todd Gilchrist / December 28, 2012

‘Les Miserables’ vs. ‘Django Unchained': Box Office Battle (POLL)

It’s Oscar slummin’ time at the movies as Hollywood rolls out its primo slate of films, but despite a handful of new titles across the marquee, it’s all about the French Revolution and the Civil War South this weekend. The big-budget adaptation of Broadway’s favorite child, Les Miserables, is pitting its cannons and bayonets against…
By: Todd Gilchrist / December 27, 2012

‘Les Miserables’ Takes Top Spot At Christmas Box Office

Les Miserables brought in the big bucks on Christmas Day. The much-anticipated musical — starring Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and Russell Crowe — took the box office's No. 1 spot with an estimated $17.5 million. Meanwhile, Quentin Tarantino's gritty period drama, Django Unchained, which stars Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz and…
By: Laura Franco / December 26, 2012

Journey to ‘Les Misérables': A Look at Hugh Jackman’s Career Evolution (PHOTOS)

Hugh Jackman has come quite a long way. Since starting out as a Communications student in Sydney, Australia, the actor has managed to turn what was just a drama course for additional credits to a full-blown, award-winning acting career. Over the years, Jackman wowed spectators both on and off the theater stage with a variety of…
By: Gabrielle Chung / December 25, 2012

‘Les Miserables’ Star Hugh Jackman Says Director Tom Hooper Gave Anne Hathaway ‘The Greatest Filmmaking Compliment I’ve Ever Seen’ (VIDEO)

Les Miserables accomplishes more then merely bringing one of the most beloved stage musicals to the big screen: It literally makes history. As the first film musical in the medium’s history to actually allow the actors to perform live on set, it combined the immediacy of film with the theatricality of the stage. And star…
By: Todd Gilchrist / December 24, 2012

‘Les Miserables’ Star Samantha Barks Had ‘So Much to Learn’ Going From Stage to Screen (VIDEO)

Although many of the stars of Tom Hooper’s adaptation of the stage musical Les Miserables had previous experience as singers – some were even classically-trained – none had the pedigree of Samantha Barks, who performed in hundreds of stage performances of the musical in London’s West End. Nevertheless, Barks admitted that she struggled to find…
By: Todd Gilchrist / December 19, 2012
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