Vicky Zhao

15:43 05/12/2018 | 7newstar.com

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BBC’s has released Les Misèrables Trailer Features Lily Collins and Olivia Colman

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The BBC has released the official trailer for their series adaptation of Victor Hugo’s 19th century classic novel Les Misérables. It is scheduled to debut in 2019. 

The miniseries stars Lily Collins (Okja) as Fantine, Olivia Colman (The Favorite) as Madame Thénardier , David Oyelowo (Selma) as Javert, Dominic West (300) as Jean Valjean, Josh O’Connor as Marius, Ellie Bamber as Cosette and Adeel Akhtar as  Monsieur Thénardier.

 

 

The series is a co-production between BBC Studios and Lookout Point for BBC and Masterpiece. Weinstein TV was a co-producer when the production was first announced and was set to distribute in the U.S. and China. 

Andrew Davies (War & Peace) will go back to the novel and delve deep into the many layers of Hugo’s story, reveling in Jean Valjean and Javert’s cat-and-mouse relationship, against the epic backdrop of France at a time of civil unrest. With a striking intensity and relevance to us today, the novel is testimony to the struggles of France’s underclass and how far they must go to survive.

 

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