Neil Patrick Harris and Jason Segel Singing Les Mis Is Legendary

How I Met Your Mother actors Jason Segel and Neil Patrick Harris — both musical theater enthusiasts — happen to share a deep affection for the show Les Misérables. In fact, they love the musical so much that they can perform a near perfect duet of "The Confrontation" with NPH as Javert and Segel as Valjean and it's… » 3/31/14 11:20am 3/31/14 11:20am

This Ke$ha-fied Version of Les Mis' 'The Confrontation' Is Great

If you ever found the plot of Les Misérables to be too complex, first of all what is wrong with you — it is basically a musical for babies — and secondly, you're in luck! Comedians and real life best friends Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael have released an updated version of "The Confrontation," made especially so… » 1/27/14 9:30pm 1/27/14 9:30pm

This Key & Peele Les Mis Parody Is the Funniest Thing Ever

It's no secret around these parts that I'm very into musical theater, but truth be told, I hadn't given comedians/MADtv alums Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele much thought beyond "Oh, they seem funny," until late last night when a friend sent me this clip from the recent Key and Peele season premiere, featuring the » 9/20/13 5:00pm 9/20/13 5:00pm

They're Finally Making the Les Mis TV Show No One Asked For

Mon Dieu. Fox has officially greenlit a contemporary primetime soap based on Victor Hugo's Les Misérables. The good news? It's being developed by Veronica Mars/Party Down showrunner Rob Thomas. The bad? Every other single thing about this project. » 8/29/13 6:50pm 8/29/13 6:50pm

Les Mis Is Headed Back to Broadway Because How Else Will They Sell…

In a desperate bid to get people to buy tickets for something — please, God, anything — Broadway is planning the triumphant return of Les Misérables in 2014. You've heard of Les Misérables, right? It's the musical that they based that movie starring Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway on. You like musicals, don't you? And… » 2/19/13 6:20pm 2/19/13 6:20pm

Hathaway, Jackman and Redmayne Might Do Their Les Mis Thing Live at…

Could the cast of everyone's favorite musical of 2012 be reuniting at the Oscars? I dunno, probably! The Daily Mail is reporting that Samantha Barks, who played lovable street rat Aladdin Eponine, is currently negotiating a leave with the touring cast of Oliver that she's currently performing with in order to… » 1/18/13 6:40pm 1/18/13 6:40pm

They Spelled Anne Hathaway's Name Wrong at the Critics' Choice Awards,…

Last night in Los Angeles, Anne Hathaway won the Critics' Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Fantine in the big screen adaptation of Les Mis. And rightfully so! She killed that role dead-er than a 19th century French factory worker-turned-prostitute and deserves all the accolades she can get. One … » 1/11/13 2:40pm 1/11/13 2:40pm

Here's How We Felt About Every Song in Les Mis: A Painstaking Breakdown

Friends, comrades, children of the barricade: We've done it. We've waited months, suffered through misleading previews and hype-building featurettes and dug out our dusty CDs of the original cast recording. The time has finally come. The wait and the torture is over. Les Miserables has hit cinemas and we can finally… » 12/27/12 5:40pm 12/27/12 5:40pm

You Probably Like Les Mis Because You Have the Shitty Tastes of a Tween

I wasn't exactly a tween when I was first exposed to Les Miserables, but I still was hanging on to my tween sensibilities. I was 15 and on a trip with my grandparents to London where we went to see it on the West End. The next week, we were in Paris where I spent the whole time not-so-subtly belting "On My Own" and… » 12/24/12 6:00pm 12/24/12 6:00pm

Watch the Big 'One Day More' Sequence from Les Mis

Thanks to Spanish television network La Sexta, you can now watch the entire scene for the upcoming film adaptation of Les Mis's culminating number "One Day More." One thing that becomes clear while watching it (besides the fact that you may have just wet yourself with excitement) is how much the actors with Broadway… » 12/19/12 1:40pm 12/19/12 1:40pm

In Which Amanda Seyfried Explains the Advantages of Deep-Throating a…

Amanda Seyfried — who is much more enjoyable to watch now that we know that she always arrives at talk shows about one drink away from being shit-faced — stopped by Conan last night to promote Les Miserables. Rather than talk about that movie, however, she instead spilled details about her upcoming titular role in the … » 12/18/12 6:40pm 12/18/12 6:40pm

Hear the People Sing: The Official Les Mis Trailer Has Arrived

Earlier this month, human Pez dispenser Perez Hilton leaked some shaky camera phone footage of the first trailer for the highly anticipated film adaptation of the musical Les Miserables starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway. But, as tends be the case with crappy leaked footage, it did not satisfy us.… » 5/30/12 12:50pm 5/30/12 12:50pm