Les Miserables hits theaters in 2012, for the first time as a musical and hopefully an Oscar contender! Beyond The Trailer host tells you how Les Miserables the musical got to the big screen, plus gives you a first look at Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, Russell Crowe as Inspector Javert, Anne Hathaway as Fantine, Amanda Seyfried as Cosette, Eddie Medmayne as Marius Pontmercy, and Samantha Banks as Eponine! Sacha Baron Cohen and Helena Bonham Carter also star, as Monsieur and Madame Thendardier! Cameron Mackintosh produces, while Best Director Oscar winner Tom Hooper directs! Will Victor Hugo's classic story plus songs like "I Dreamed a Dream" and "On My Own" thrill audiences - and the Academy? Enjoy Les Miserables in 2012! Beyond The Trailer is associated with YouTube Next Lab.