Les Miserables has released its first teaser trailer online.
Anne Hathaway‘s rendition of “I Dreamed a Dream” plays over the teaser video for the musical, which offers up glimpses of Hugh Jackman‘s escaped convict Jean Valjean and Russell Crowe‘s Inspector Javert, the police officer pursuing him.
Hathaway will play starving prostitute Fantine, while the supporting cast includes Amanda Seyfried as Cosette, Eddie Redmayne as Marius, Sacha Baron Cohen as Thénardier, Helena Bonham Carter as Madame Thénardier and Samantha Barks as Éponine.
The upcoming adaptation from Universal Pictures is directed by Oscar winning director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech) and scheduled for theatrical release on December 7th, 2012.
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