Anne Hathaway Buzzes About Her Short Hair In Oscar-Buzzed 'Les Misérables'

Anne HathawayThe film version of Les Misérables is building momentum ahead of its Christmas roll-out in the States, and much has been made about Anne Hathaway's very slimmed down look. She even made fun of her much shorter hair style, likening her new 'look' to resembling her brother.

"When I eventually looked in the mirror, I just thought I looked like my gay brother," Hathaway told a New York audience at a Friday evening screening as reported by THR. Hathaway, who plays the tragic Fantine in the film, directed by Oscar-winning The King's Speech director Tom Hooper, said her mother had also once played the part in a Philadelphia production when she was seven years-old.

Hathaway said in the December issue of Vogue that she lost 25 pounds to play the part, dropping the final 15 pounds by eating just two thin squares of dried oatmeal paste per day just ahead of the shoot.

"I had to be obsessive about it. The idea was to look near death," she told Vogue. "Looking back on the whole experience -- and I don't judge it in any way -- it was definitely a little nuts. It was definitely a break with reality, but I think that’s who Fantine is anyway."

In related Les Misérables news, Hugh Jackman, who plays Jean Valjean in the musical told The Daily Mail that the film will transform the musical on-screen experience for audiences.

"We sing as we act, rather than lay down songs weeks in advance," Jackman said. "It makes it much more realistic particularly with a gritty story like this."

Also starring Russell Crowe, Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen, the film is an adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th century France.

[Sources: Us, Vogue, Daily Mail]



Comments

  • Jospeh says:

    Really enjoyed this article.Really looking forward to read more. Really Cool.

  • Brianna says:

    I would like to consider the chance of saying thanks to you for the professional advice I have always enjoyed visiting your site. I’m looking forward to the commencement of my university research and the overall preparing would never have been complete without consulting your blog. If I can be of any assistance to others, I’d personally be thankful to help by way of what I have learned from here.

Post a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s