BBC’s ‘Les Misérables’ Miniseries

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Re: BBC’s ‘Les Misérables’ Miniseries

Postby deHavilland » Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:46 pm

Some enterprising individual has put together a Tumblr just collecting the various and sundry coming out of the BBC adaptation.

(Speaking as someone with a lot of signed NDAs under her belt: wow, there's a lot of leaking going on.)
"Quand vous aurez besoin de Bahorel, capitaine, Bahorel est là! Je sais faire trébucher tous les chevaux du garde-corps avec une ficelle... Rien qu'une petite ficelle. Enfin, pensez à Bahorel du Café Musain!"

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Postby Morbidmuch_ » Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:26 pm

We still only have confirmed Enjolras, Courfeyrac, Grantaire (and Marius) of the Amis on IMDB, and with filming of the barricade underway it seems we won't get more Amis than that. Which sucks. A little less excited about the series now, to be honest.
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Postby deHavilland » Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:47 am

Just so you know, the way IMDB works is that it's open-source. Typically speaking, when something is in production, people add *themselves* to a project. (Or agents might add their clients.) Sometimes someone from publicity will add a big name star to help hype up the film, but no one really pays any attention to the IMDB page until after the project is completed. Then someone from publicity goes through with the official cast list and the official credit (crew) list and adds and confirms everything in one go. The fact that there aren't any other Amis listed by name yet really doesn't mean anything at all.

Also, if I wanted to I could go in and make it say that I played Bahorel. It's like Wikipedia that way; anyone can edit until the final credit list comes out and a producer or someone associated with the production marks the credit list as "complete."
"Quand vous aurez besoin de Bahorel, capitaine, Bahorel est là! Je sais faire trébucher tous les chevaux du garde-corps avec une ficelle... Rien qu'une petite ficelle. Enfin, pensez à Bahorel du Café Musain!"

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Re: BBC’s ‘Les Misérables’ Miniseries

Postby Morbidmuch_ » Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:46 am

Queen Havvy to the rescue once again. Thank you :)
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Re: BBC’s ‘Les Misérables’ Miniseries

Postby humanracer » Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:57 pm

All the students may not feature, even the 1934 adaptaion didn't have them all.

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Re: BBC’s ‘Les Misérables’ Miniseries

Postby jemappellegrantaire » Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:53 pm

I am majorly concerned/burningly curious about the alleged sex scenes in the series. It's probably just going to be random background characters, but still...

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Postby deHavilland » Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:25 pm

Is it supposed to be sexy?

I'm hoping for a literal interpretation of the angels watching Marius and Cosette get it on at the end.
"Quand vous aurez besoin de Bahorel, capitaine, Bahorel est là! Je sais faire trébucher tous les chevaux du garde-corps avec une ficelle... Rien qu'une petite ficelle. Enfin, pensez à Bahorel du Café Musain!"

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Postby Morbidmuch_ » Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:19 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: BBC’s ‘Les Misérables’ Miniseries

Postby humanracer » Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:07 am

Andrew Davies is a big believer in sexing everything up. He is also very talented and I am positive this will be good.

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Re: BBC’s ‘Les Misérables’ Miniseries

Postby deHavilland » Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:49 pm

Couple clips from the upcoming series here. Nothing to write home about, but from a cinematic standpoint it all looks pretty good.

(I.e. better than that horrible movie with unnecessary dutch angles and extreme close-ups.)
"Quand vous aurez besoin de Bahorel, capitaine, Bahorel est là! Je sais faire trébucher tous les chevaux du garde-corps avec une ficelle... Rien qu'une petite ficelle. Enfin, pensez à Bahorel du Café Musain!"


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