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'Les Miserables' Movie Trailer With Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackson Released By Universal [VIDEO].

The official trailer for the movie adaption of "Les Miserables" featuring Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman was released on Wednesday in a video by Universal Pictures.

Hathaway, who plays the prostitute Fantine, takes on singing "I Dreamed a Dream" through the duration of the trailer, a song previously sung by the likes of Patti LuPone and Elaine Page.

Directed by Tom Hooper, "Les Miserables" which also stars Jackman, Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried and Eddie Redmayne is set for a December 14.

"Les Miserables" was first a play that opened on Broadway in 1987 based on the Victor Hugo novel of the same name. After 6,600 shows, the musical closed its doors on Broadway in 2003.

View the video of the trailer for "Les Miserables" and the synopsis by Universal Pictures below.

"Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Miserables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption-a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Jackman plays ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Crowe) after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's (Hathaway) young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever."

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Date:May 30, 2012
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