History Trivia / LesMiserables2012

26th Sep '17 2:38:44 PM NWolfman
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* EnforcedMethodActing: According to the DVD commentary, the entire barricade building sequence was done by the actors themselves in real time, which was around 15 minutes, and the director's only instructions were four words: "Build a barricade. Action!"

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** The actors famously recorded all of their singing on-set, accompanied by an off-screen pianist via an ear piece, with the orchestral accompaniment following their vocal tracks. This allowed the filmmakers to record all of the songs in real time and helped the actors, who were typically not familiar with operatic singing, to give more naturalistic readings of their sung dialogue.
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According to the DVD commentary, the entire barricade building sequence was done by the actors themselves in real time, which was around 15 minutes, and the director's only instructions were four words: "Build a barricade. Action!"
14th Sep '17 3:38:51 AM jormis29
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** Before Creator/AnneHathaway was cast as Fantine, Creator/AmyAdams, Creator/MarionCotillard, Creator/KateWinslet, Creator/JessicaBiel, Creator/EmilyBlunt, and Rebecca Hall were considered for the role.

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** Before Creator/AnneHathaway was cast as Fantine, Creator/AmyAdams, Creator/MarionCotillard, Creator/KateWinslet, Creator/JessicaBiel, Creator/EmilyBlunt, and Rebecca Hall Creator/RebeccaHall were considered for the role.
25th Jun '17 8:29:53 AM mouschilight
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** Creator/JamieCampbellBower was once rumored to play the role of Enjolras. Creator/EddieRedmayne also auditioned for the role because Tom Hooper "wanted a young 17-year-old" for the role of Marius, but he ultimately cast Redmayne as Marius and Creator/AaronTveit as Enjolras[[note]]Interestingly, Tveit is only one year younger than Redmayne[[/note]].
* WordOfGod: In Master of the House, Madame Thénardier replaces an outgoing guest's luggage with a basket containing a baby. It is confirmed that the baby is [[spoiler: Gavroche]].

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** Creator/JamieCampbellBower was once rumored to play the role of Enjolras. Creator/EddieRedmayne also auditioned for the role because Tom Hooper "wanted wanted a young 17-year-old" 17-year-old for the role of Marius, but he ultimately cast Redmayne as Marius and Creator/AaronTveit as Enjolras[[note]]Interestingly, Tveit is only one year younger than Redmayne[[/note]].
* WordOfGod: In Master "Master of the House, House", Madame Thénardier replaces an outgoing guest's luggage with a basket containing a baby. It is confirmed that the baby is [[spoiler: Gavroche]].[[spoiler:Gavroche]].
25th Jun '17 8:20:00 AM mouschilight
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** Creator/JamieCampbellBower was once rumored to play the role of Enjolras. Creator/EddieRedmayne also auditioned for the role because Tom Hooper "wanted a young 17-year-old" for the role of Marius, but he ultimately cast Redmayne as Marius and Creator/AaronTveit as Enjolras[[note]]Interestingly, Tveit is actually a year younger than Redmayne[[/note]].

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** Creator/JamieCampbellBower was once rumored to play the role of Enjolras. Creator/EddieRedmayne also auditioned for the role because Tom Hooper "wanted a young 17-year-old" for the role of Marius, but he ultimately cast Redmayne as Marius and Creator/AaronTveit as Enjolras[[note]]Interestingly, Tveit is actually a only one year younger than Redmayne[[/note]].
25th Jun '17 8:13:50 AM mouschilight
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** Creator/JamieCampbellBower was once rumored to play the role of Enjolras.

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** Creator/JamieCampbellBower was once rumored to play the role of Enjolras. Creator/EddieRedmayne also auditioned for the role because Tom Hooper "wanted a young 17-year-old" for the role of Marius, but he ultimately cast Redmayne as Marius and Creator/AaronTveit as Enjolras[[note]]Interestingly, Tveit is actually a year younger than Redmayne[[/note]].
25th Jun '17 8:10:09 AM mouschilight
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** Creator/GeoffreyRush, who portrayed Javert in the non-musical ''Film/LesMiserables1998'', was considered for the role of Monsieur Thénardier.

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** Creator/GeoffreyRush, who Creator/RowanAtkinson, Billy Crystal, Creator/RickyGervais, Creator/SteveMartin, Creator/RobinWilliams, and Creator/GeoffreyRush (who portrayed Javert in the non-musical ''Film/LesMiserables1998'', was ''Film/LesMiserables1998'') were considered for the role of Monsieur Thénardier.


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** Alfie Boe auditioned for the role of Jean Valjean, having played the role for the 25th anniversary concert.
25th Jun '17 8:05:56 AM mouschilight
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** Creator/PaulBettany was considered for the role of InspectorJavert.

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** Creator/PaulBettany was considered for the role of InspectorJavert.Javert.
** Creator/JamieCampbellBower was once rumored to play the role of Enjolras.
25th Jun '17 8:05:15 AM mouschilight
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** Creator/PaulBettany was considered for the role of InspectorJavert.
25th Jun '17 8:03:05 AM mouschilight
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** When the film was in DevelopmentHell for 20 years, Creator/WarrenBeatty, Creator/TomCruise, Creator/RobertDeNiro, Creator/MichaelDouglas, Creator/RichardDreyfuss, Creator/HarrisonFord, Creator/MelGibson, Creator/GeneHackman, Creator/TomHanks, Creator/DustinHoffman, Creator/WilliamHurt, Creator/KevinKline, Creator/JackNicholson, Creator/AlPacino, Creator/RobertRedford, and Creator/ChristopherWalken were all considered for the role of Jean Valjean at different points in time.
25th Jun '17 7:59:34 AM mouschilight
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** Before Creator/AnneHathaway was cast as Fantine, Creator/AmyAdams, Creator/MarionCotillard, and Creator/KateWinslet were considered for the role. Creator/JessicaBiel auditioned for the role.

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** Before Creator/AnneHathaway was cast as Fantine, Creator/AmyAdams, Creator/MarionCotillard, Creator/KateWinslet, Creator/JessicaBiel, Creator/EmilyBlunt, and Creator/KateWinslet Rebecca Hall were considered for the role. Creator/JessicaBiel auditioned for the role.
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