2012-12-20

Les Miserables – The Wolverine Can Sing

by Yo Snyder

Hugh Jackman is an actor from another era. He’s like a remnant from the
golden days of Hollywood and Vaudeville when actors learned to sign,
dance, do comedy, drama and pretty much everything under the sun. I
really don’t think there’s another actor around today quite like him,
who else can successfully go from playing the part of Wolverine so
iconically to being a cornerstone in one of the most unique approaches
to film musicals in quite some time? And if you thought what he had to
do to get into shape for Wolverine is intense, that’s nothing compared
to the prep work he had to do for his role in Les Miserables. Here’s a another peek behind the scenes of one of the most fascinating productions of 2012.