The 'Les Miserables' new international trailer features vocals by stars Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Eddie Redmayne, Amanda Seyfried, and Samantha Barks.
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Sacha Baron Cohen, posing as Admiral General Aladeen, says he wants his Oscar tickets back; Academy president says Sacha Baron Cohen has them.
Sacha Baron Cohen has been asked by The Academy not to dress as 'General Aladeen' at the Oscars. The world is becoming a very unfriendly place for dictators, even fictional ones.