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Hugh Jackman delights Korean fans

Monday, Nov 26, 2012 - 01:09

Nov. 26 - The actor promotes his new film Les Miserables in Seoul. Alicia Powell reports.

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Australian movie star Hugh Jackman shows his South Korean fans love. The actor teamed up with his "Les Miserables" producer Cameron Mackintosh to promote their new film in Seoul. During a press conference, Jackman said the role is a dream come true. SOUNDBITE: Huge Jackman, actor, saying (English): "I've been waiting a long time to do a movie musical, never did I dream this one would come at just the perfect time and I actually rang Cameron and I think I spoke to Tom Hooper before he even signed for the project so I really wanted to do it." Mackintosh joked that Jackman was too young to take a part in the 1985 stage production. SOUNDBITE: Cameron Mackintosh, producer, saying (English): "Hugh was too young to play it 25 years ago, I had to wait until he grew up, he wasn't old enough." Jackman plays ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert, who is played by Russell Crowe. This film version of the stage musical also stars Hollywood actresses Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried. Les Miserables opens in U.S. theaters on December 25.

Hugh Jackman delights Korean fans

Monday, Nov 26, 2012 - 01:09

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