Adam Lambert: ‘Les Mis’ actors are pretending to be singers’

The new musical film “Les Misérables,” which just ended a relatively successful first weekend in the box office ($28 million).

The film, which is based on Victor Hugo’s famous book and has already been adapted to a popular musical, received generally good reviews from critics, but one very vocal negative review from Adam Lambert.

Lambert, a musician, musical theater performer and an “American Idol” finalist, didn’t like the fact that director Tom Hooper chose to sing the famous tracks live on the set instead of in the studio, in order to increase the emotion of the songs, so took his frustration with the film to Twitter:

Lambert performed in the Broadway productions of “The Ten Commandments: The Musical” and “Wicked.”

Russel Crowe, who stars as Javert in “Les Mis,” responded on Twitter, claiming that he “doesn’t disagree” with Lambert:

 

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