Universal Studios Home Entertainment shows fans of the Emmy Award-winning musical was filmed with live singing on location in the Blu-ray and DVD.
The Oscar-nominated musical extravaganza Les Misérables has been seen by more than 60 million people in 42 countries around the globe. Now the motion picture adaptation that grossed more than $340 million worldwide arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on March 22 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Critically acclaimed and star-studded, Les Mis is a stunningly realized interpretation of Victor Hugo’s epic tale of broken dreams, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the endurance of the human spirit. This Golden Globe-winning cinematic event can now be experienced over and over again on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD with more than an hour of bonus features including cast interviews. Additionally, the Blu-ray Combo Pack is loaded with an extra 45 minutes of exclusive content taking viewers behind the scenes of the groundbreaking production for an unmatched entertainment experience.
Directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech), Les Mis features an all-star cast including Golden Globe winner Hugh Jackman (X-Men Origins: Wolverine, The Prestige), Oscar winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind), Golden Globe winner Anne Hathaway (The Dark Knight Rises, The Devil Wears Prada), Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia!, Dear John), Eddie Redmayne (My Week With Marilyn, The Other Boleyn Girl), Helena Bonham Carter (Harry Potter series, Sweeney Todd), Golden Globe winner Sacha Baron Cohen (Hugo, Borat) and newcomer Samantha Barks.
Les Misérables dominated the 2013 awards season, garnering eight Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress, and sweeping the Golden Globes with awards for Jackman, and Hathaway, as well as the prize for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.