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NOT SO MISERABLE: The year began with theatre being celebrated in the new television series "Smash." And it ends with theatre getting a big cinematic shot in the arm. The movie version of Les Misérables is looking to become the biggest theatre film since "Chicago" a decade ago. Directed by Tom Hooper, the cast includes Tony winner Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean; Russell Crowe as Javert; Anne Hathaway as Fantine; Helena Bonham Carter as Madame Thenardier; Amanda Seyfried as Cosette; Red Tony winner Eddie Redmayne as Marius; Samantha Barks as Eponine; and Catch Me If You Can's Aaron Tveit as Enjolras. The flick is set to make a big splash on Christmas Day, when it opens wide. The movie has already earned four Golden Globe nominations, including Best Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy, and nods for Jackman and Hathaway. Check out the Playbill Stage to Screens column about the film, with notes, comments and spoilers.
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