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Galas named for 2015 TIFF

The first round of titles that will premiere in the Galas and Special Presentations programmes at the 40th Toronto International Festival have been named. So far, 15 Galas and 34 Special Presentations have been announced. The initial lineup of these films come from acclaimed directors such as Ridley Scott, Roland Emmerich, Rebecca Miller, Tom Hooper and Atom […] full story

Scarlett Johansson auditioned for Les Misérables

Scarlett Johansson auditioned for Anne Hathaway's role in 'Les Miserables'.The 28-year-old actress was keen to take on the part of tragic Fantine in Tom Hooper's big screen version of the hit musical but thinks Anne was the correct choice.When asked i... full story

Hugh Jackman helps church

Hugh Jackman helped pay for heating at a church.The charitable 44-year-old actor was struck by the plight of St Mary the Virgin church in Ewelme, Oxon, where he filmed scenes for Tom Hooper's new musical drama 'Les Miserables', and organized for produ... full story

Generous co-star Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman used to buy lottery tickets for everyone on the 'Les Miserables' set.Eddie Redmayne found his Australian co-star inspiring to work with because he kept everyone's spirits up with fun gifts while shooting Tom Hooper's grueling big screen m... full story

Paul Giamatti as John Adams

With a Golden Globe and Emmy to his credit for his work in the 2008 miniseries John Adams, it’s safe to say that Paul Giamatti successfully embodied the titular character. Directed by Tom Hooper and co-starring Laura Linney, the miniseries tracks the second American President’s political endeavors... full story

Eddie Redmayne ‘drawn to the feminine’ says The Danish Girl director

Tom Hooper, who directed actor Eddie Redmayne in the transgender movie The Danish Girl, recently came under fire for casting the Oscar winner as Einar, a man who decides to become a woman in the 1920s. “The thing which was interesting was that the reaction was probably two or... full story

Eddie Redmayne in drag for new film

Eddie Redmayne will play a transgender pioneer in his new movie The Danish Girl. Coming right off his Best Actor Oscar win for his role as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, Eddie will play Danish artist Einar Wegener — the first person ever to undergo a sex change operation... full story

Les Miserables

British filmmaker Tom Hooper directed this movie adaptation of Cameron Mackintosh’s beloved musical (the longest running in the world) based on Victor Hugo’s lengthy 1862 novel of the same name. Winner of three Academy Awards, Les Miserables tells a story of sin, virtue and redemption set against... full story

The Big Game: A first look at the 2014 Ads

It’s that time of year again. With the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos facing off on Sunday, February 2, sports fans all around North America are getting excited for the Super Bowl. To get in on the excitement, businesses all over the United States are pulling... full story

Les Miserables now on DVD/Blu-ray

As a fan of the stage production Les Misérables, I was thrilled to hear it was coming to film, although I worried something might be lost in the translation. The stage version has been going strong for more than 25 years, and there’s a reason for that... full story

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