Anne Hathaway has become something of a philanthropist recently.
The 34-year-old Oscar-winning actress addressed the UN on Wednesday in a speech to mark International Women's Day.
and Wyatt Russell, from her mother's relationship with Kurt Russell.
Hudson's ancestry is Italian (from her paternal grandmother), Hungarian Jewish (from her maternal grandmother), and the remainder a mix of English and some German.
For in most other respects this is a really poor movie, uneven, bloated, bombastic and horribly strained.
You know the awkward habit of people who stand too close to you when they speak? Whereas the stage allows a decorous distance between performer and audience, the camera in "Les Mis" positions itself just below the actor's nose, leaving no room to breathe.
‘That’s hugely flattering but nothing is real yet,’ she says when we meet for tea at Claridge’s.
‘It’s so easy to get swept up in this but I’m just trying to keep my feet on the ground at the moment.’ Hathaway, 30, is heart-breaking as the factory worker who is fired from her job and turns to prostitution in Oscar-winning director Tom ‘The King’s Speech’ Hooper’s big-screen version of the long-running stage musical.
Speaking at the UN's New York headquarters, Anne spoke out against the Family and Medical Leave Act.Hudson's first film roles came in 1998 with two films: the comedy-drama Desert Blue and Ricochet River.She subsequently appeared in the 1999 New Year's Eve-set comedy ensemble comedy film 200 Cigarettes and the 2000 teenage drama Gossip.‘I still can’t believe I’m the girl who got to play Fantine,’ she says.Hathaway stuck to a punishing diet for months to lose 25lb for the role.‘But I had to appear dead.’ Concerned teenage fans may try to follow her diet, the actress stresses the weight-loss was specifically for the role.‘When I was a teenager, I would have tried anything that an actress I liked was doing to get thin,’ she admits.But he can't shake off the pursuing fury of his one-time captor Javert (Russell Crowe), whose obsessive and inexplicable antagonism towards Valjean is the engine of the whole plot.Jackman, sorely tried by fate, needs a voice to communicate these woes, and to my ears he just doesn't have it. As a human being, she has basically accomplished everything that I want to do ...It's not that she just gets inside the character, she's just absolutely at the center of all of her choices, of the truth of the character - On working with Meryl Streep in Der Teufel trägt Prada (2006).