A media photo call was held this morning with director Tom Hooper, actor Hugh Jackman and producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh at Hickson Road Reserve, The Rocks, with the Sydney Opera House as a backdrop.
Sydney is the final stop on the Les Misérables international promotional tour ahead of the Australian Premiere, which takes place tomorrow (Friday 21 December) at The State Theatre.
A red carpet event will start at around 5:30pm on Friday ahead of the film premiere, which commences at 7pm. The red carpet is expected to stretch the entire length of Pitt Street Mall.
Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe will be walking the red carpet, as will academy award winning director, Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech) and producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh.
The event will be hosted by local favourite Kerri-Anne Kennerley. There may be the opportunity to see other locals, including Jackie Weaver, Kate Ritchie, Michael Caton, Jessica Mauboy, Sarah Blasko, Charlotte Dawson, Michelle Bridges, The Hon Simon Crean MP, The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP and The Hon Barry O’Farrell MP.
Members of the original cast of the Australian stage production of Les Misérables will also be attending, including Marina Prior, Debra Byrne and Martin Crewes.
Tom Hooper (L), Hugh Jackman (C) and Sir Cameron Mackintosh (R) pictured in
Sydney in front of the Sydney Opera House on the final stop of their Les
Misérables international promotional tour ahead of the film’s Australian