Tom Hooper (director)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actress Anne Hathaway (L), winner of Best Actress award for her performance in 'Les Misérables' and director Tom Hooper attend the Oscars Governors Ball at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
Honestly? I was disappointed … but when I look at the directors who weren’t nominated [either, for best director]—Paul Thomas Anderson, Kathryn Bigelow, Tom Hooper, Quentin Tarantino … these are all directors I admire enormously. It was a very tough year.
Tom Hooper, our director, has gone on record as saying this film wouldn’t have happened if Hugh Jackman didn’t exist ... I know exactly why. Hugh is this magical alien combination of strength, soul, heart and artistry and fun.More quotes »
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Blu-ray review: Les Miserables (12A)
MUSICAL cinema can sometimes be hit-and-miss but when it hits that sweet spot it's something truly special. When Tom Hooper (director of The Damned United and The King's Speech) opted to adapt the much-loved book and stage show Les Miserables it was appr from The Daily Record Read more »
‘Into the Woods’: Depp and Streep Confirmed; Broadway Star Cast as Male Lead
Universal was able to get its cake and eat it too, when it cast Hugh Jackman – a Tony award-winning Broadway alum and X-Men franchise star – as the male lead, Jean Valjean, in the Les Misérables musical adaptation. Wolverine headed a star-studded cast in from ScreenRant Read more »
DVD review: Les Misérables
Tom Hooper's quasi-operatic mega-musical is loaded with major historical events, weighty themes, tragic deaths and symbolic rebirths, so it's no wonder that the film version of Les Mis gets so exhausting, especially in the static, unspectacular second ha from The Independent Read more »
Tom Hooper to Head Jury at Shanghai International Film Festival
Tom Hooper is headed to China. The celebrated U.K. director will lead the jury selecting the winner of the 2013 Golden Goblet Award at the Shanghai International Film Festival, which runs June 15-23. Past jury presidents at the Shanghai festival include from Hollywood Reporter Read more »