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Hugh Jackman Was Terrified To Watch Himself In Les Misérables!

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Hugh Jackman spoke candidly yesterday about his participation in Les Misérables and we were shocked to learn how nervous the legendary performer was to sing, dance, and act as Jean Valjean in the gigantically awesome musical!

He revealed:

"I’m more nervous than I have ever been in my life. It’s tough to watch a movie (you’re in)—you put everything into it, you want everything to work, and you never know until you see it all together. In a musical, those feelings are tripled because you have a lot of elements that have to come together. Watching myself on screen for the first time is a little bit difficult, but watching myself sing on the screen is double the anxiety."


Between those nerves of yours and Anne Hathaway's totes harsh criticism of her own performance, one would almost think the flick was destined to be a flop!

Of course, that's not the case at all! Everyone is adoring this movie — with some saying it's the greatest musical ever!

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12 comments to “Hugh Jackman Was Terrified To Watch Himself In Les Misérables!”

  1. jjjj says – reply to this


    I think that Russell Crowe should be more terrified then Hugh. Russell is the weakest of all the big name actors in that movie when it comes to singing.

  2. Have ya seen it? says – reply to this


    Just double checking that you have actually SEEN the movie??? JVJ NEVER dances in the show!

  3. 3

    dancing? you fatass haven't seen the movie……. and you are so thrilled to blog how beautiful and wonderful the movie and actors? but haven'tfucking see the flick. FUCKINGUNBELIEVABLE.

  4. teeter totter says – reply to this


    Think Perez just got back from Peru a day or two ago, so may be relying on reviews or comments from his staff.

  5. DrBroadway says – reply to this


    Hugh should be terrified…the whole mess was a travesty!

    And, since when, does Valjean dance???

  6. 6

    like Kelly explained I am surprised that a person can profit $9210 in one month on the computer. have you seen this page

  7. 7

    OMG I just learned the dance ValJean does in that one scene, it's so hard, I almost feel a couple times, but I have it now….

  8. 8

    im yet to see it im sure itll be good hes been very frank lately maybe time to be a little more superstar and a little less frank .. i love him but noone really cares about the depressing stuff.. just let us watch the show in peace please

  9. 9

    i wasnt meaning to sound mean hes the most talented singer dancer in it russell is a hollywood heavyweight humble yet deserved a oscar years ago… cant imagine russ dancing thou but hey he has another creative side…

  10. 10

    Russell fell into the river very well.

  11. madmike says – reply to this


    OH PALEEZE GIRL…. - Hugh LOVES watching himself. In fact she does it as often as she can. IT's her favorite pastime.

  12. William Bandish says – reply to this


    If Rapheal was angry at Michangelo for "leaving nowhere for any future artst to go, " then how much more angry must today's actors be at Jackman? Stellar, superb, ephemeral, etc. all pale when trying to describe his performance. I felt like the guy sitting in the chair of the old Memorex commercial: I was simply blown away!