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BAFTA Awards 2014: Best Dressed Celebs

Tonight, Great Britain put on the BAFTAs, their version of the Academy Awards at the Royal Opera House.  Jennifer Lawrence surprised most by winning “Best Supporting Actress,” beating out the season’s favorite, Lupita Nyong’o.

Nyong’o, who starred in 12 Years A Slave, wore a green version of Lawrence’s Christian Dior gown from the

Kelly Lynch | February 16, 2014 - 8:30 pm

‘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.

Todd Gilchrist | December 24, 2012 - 3:00 pm

‘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…

Todd Gilchrist | December 19, 2012 - 7:20 pm

Eddie Redmayne Calls His ‘Les Miserables’ Character a ‘Refreshing’ Change of Pace (VIDEO)

As a young actor with unconventional good looks, Eddie Redmayne has often played character whose audiences show dubious sympathy for, if any at all. But in Les Miserables, Redmayne plays Marius, a virtuous romantic lead whom he described as a welcome change after his work in films like Hick and The Yellow Handkerchief.

Todd Gilchrist | December 17, 2012 - 9:00 pm

‘Les Miserables’s’ Amanda Seyfried Created a Strong Character Without Being a Strong Singer: ‘My Voice Does Lack Power, and a Sense of Control’ (VIDEO)

In order to give his upcoming adaptation of the stage musical Les Miserables real epic sweep on the big screen, director Tom Hooper recruited some powerhouse vocalists to play key roles in the film. But Amanda Seyfried told Celebuzz that she wasn’t one of them – which ultimately helped her performance as starry-eyed ingénue Cosette.

Todd Gilchrist | December 12, 2012 - 2:00 pm

A Guide to Nick Jonas’ Many Girlfriends (PHOTOS)

Nick Jonas set the gossip blogs on fire when he was photographed holding hands with the much-older Australian singer Delta Goodrem this weekend but she isn’t the only woman who has wooed Nick’s heart. The hunky Jonas Brothers crooner has hooked up with quite a few famous young women, ranging from British reality stars to…

| May 17, 2011 - 12:00 am

Nick Jonas Steps Out With Samantha Barks (PHOTOS)

Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas and Nick’s rumored girlfriend Samantha Barks were spotted grabbing a quick lunch at King’s Road Cafe in Los Angeles this weekend.

Nick looked dapper in a brown checkered button-down shirt while Joe gamely played the role of cool rock star in a leather jacket and dark aviator sunglasses. Meanwhile,…

| January 10, 2011 - 8:50 am

Famous Are-They-Or-Aren’t-They Couples (PHOTOS)

While celebs thrive in the limelight, some famous people love to keep their private life private, which can make things difficult for celebrity romance-watchers.

From Drake and Nicki Minaj to Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber; there are a number of couples who love to keep the public guessing when it comes to the…

| January 8, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Famous Women Who Date Younger Men (PHOTOS)

Think that men are the only people in Hollywood who are dating pretty young things? Hot female stars like Selena Gomez and Ashley Greene have no problem dating men who are a few years their junior and they aren’t the only women in Tinsel Town who are hooking up with handsome younger men!

| December 22, 2010 - 11:31 am

Nick Jonas Clears Up ‘Les Miz’ Dating Rumors

Don’t worry, ladies; Nick Jonas is, apparently, still free and single.
Ever since the JoBro began performing in a London production of Les Miserables, rumors have swirled that he’s been dating one of his female co-stars. Various gossip-mongers have suggested that Nick had either been taking up with Lucie Jones or Samantha Barks, or…

Celebuzz | July 15, 2010 - 12:15 pm

Nick Jonas Gets Cozy With ‘Les Miz’ Co-Star (PHOTOS)

Thespian cutie Nick Jonas was happy to greet his fans following another successful Les Miserables show in London but he got a little camera shy when he was photographed exiting with co-star Samantha Barks.
Nick smiled and signed autographs for screaming fans but when he decided to make an exit with his pretty 19-year-old…

| July 13, 2010 - 7:34 am