New poster for Les Misérables of Hugh Jackman’s Jean Valjean

Following the new movie poster that was released last month, Universal Pictures has released a new character poster for Les Misérables, featuring Hugh Jackman‘s as the films lead character Jean Valjean.

The Tom Hooper directed film is written by: William Nicholson, Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schönberg and Herbert Kretzmer
And stars: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, “Les Misérables” 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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Les Misérables opens in cinemas on Christmas Day.