And Anne Hathaway, who plays Fantine in the hotly anticipated film, also took the opportunity to open up about starving herself for the role.
The actress shed 25lbs to portray the poverty-stricken factory worker forced to turn to prostitution, and it was no easy task.
Haunting: The cast of Les Miserables star in a stunning photo shoot for the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter
The 29-year-old shed the weight in two stages: she dropped 10lbs in three weeks before filming, and then 15lbs during production.
But Anne was dedicated from the start – even before she landed the role.
Dream team: (L-R) Hugh Jackman, director Tom Hooper, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks and Amanda Seyfried
Down to earth: Like the other actresses in the photo shoot, Samantha went barefoot
Eerie: Eddie poses against a weathered ladder in one image from the shoot, which saw the women in gowns and the men sporting suits