Samuel J Weir: Les Miserables

Date - 1 May, 2012, All News Film
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Samuel J Weir films Les Miserables, the upcoming Working Title/Universal adaptation of the hit stage show.

The film is due for release in December 2012 and is currently filming at various locations in the UK and Paris. Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen and Amanda Seyfried, Les Miserables is directed by Tom Hooper, best known for his Oscar-winning direction of The King’s Speech.

Les Miserables the stage musical has been running since October 1985; it is originally based on the novel by Victor Hugo and is the second longest-running musical in the world. It follows the life of Jean Valjean who after leaving prison finds himself in the midst of the 1832 June Rebellion in Paris.


Samuel J Weir can be seen in feature film Les Miserables with the award winning director Tom Hooper.

Other credits since graduating from Arts Ed include Parade at the Southwark Playhouse and Monkee Business at The Manchester Royal Opera House for ATG.

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