Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, and Amanda Seyfried have braved the cold in London for the 'Les Misérables' world premiere.

Also on the red carpet on Wednesday night was the dashing Eddie Redmayne, Russell Crowe and musical theatre star Samantha Barks, who makes her film debut in the adaptation of the hit musical.

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Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and Hugh Jackman arrive at the premiere

Hugh Jackman recently admitted he took a huge risk taking the lead role of Jean Valjean in the film, but he was pleased with the outcome.

Valjean is a former prisoner turned pillar of society in 19th century Paris, who seeks redemption, while his Nemesis Inspector Javert (Russell Crowe) hunts him down.

The role involved taking a huge singing role for Jackman - who has previous musical form on stage as 'The Boy From Oz', and in front of a worldwide audience when he hosted the Oscars in 2009.

The juggernaut that is the release of highly-anticipated blockbuster 'Les Misérables' swung into life last week, making its first stop in South Korea.

Take a look at the red carpet pictures from the world premiere in London below...

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    Anne Hathaway arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman arrive at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and Hugh Jackman arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Amanda Seyfried, Anne Hathaway and Samantha Barks arrive at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway and Eddie Redmayne arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway and Eddie Redmayne arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Cast and crew including Samantha Barks, Isabelle Allen , Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, Amanda Seyfried, Daniel Huttlestone, Sacha Baron Cohen, Russell Crowe and Cameron Mackintosh arrive at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Samantha Barks, Cameron Mackintosh and guest, Isabelle Allen, Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, Amanda Seyfried, Daniel Huttlestone, Sacha Baron Cohen and Russell Crowe arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Amanda Seyfried, Anne Hathaway, Samantha Barks

    From left, actors Amanda Seyfried, Anne Hathaway and Samantha Barks pose for photographers as they arrive at the premiere of Les Miserables at a cinema in central London, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP)

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Amanda Seyfried and Eddie Redmayne arrive at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Amanda Seyfried arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman arrive at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Matthew Morrison arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Hugh Jackman arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Frances Ruffelle arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Frances Ruffelle and Cameron Mackintosh arrive at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Cameron Mackintosh arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Daniel Huttlestone arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Russell Crowe

    Actor Russell Crowe poses for photographers as he arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at a cinema in central London, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP)

  • Helena Bonham Carter

    Helena Bonham Carter poses for photographers as she arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at a cinema in central London, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP)

  • Eddie Redmayne

    Eddie Redmayne poses for photographers as he arrives for the premiere of Les Miserables at a cinema in central London, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP)

  • Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway

    Actors Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman pose for photographers as they arrive at the premiere of Les Miserables at a cinema in central London, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP)

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Eddie Redmayne arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Samantha Barks arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Isabella Allen arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables - World Premiere

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Actress Samantha Barks attends the 'Les Miserables' World Premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square on December 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables - World Premiere

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Actress Isla Fisher attends the 'Les Miserables' World Premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square on December 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables - World Premiere

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Actors Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman and Amanda Seyfriend attend the 'Les Miserables' World Premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square on December 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables - World Premiere

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Actors Sasha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher attends the 'Les Miserables' World Premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square on December 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables - World Premiere

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Actress Anne Hathaway attends the 'Les Miserables' World Premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square on December 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables - World Premiere

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Actor Hugh Jackman attends the 'Les Miserables' World Premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square on December 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables - World Premiere

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Actress Amanda Seyfried attends the 'Les Miserables' World Premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square on December 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables - World Premiere

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Actor Hugh Jackman attends the 'Les Miserables' World Premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square on December 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Amanda Seyfried, Anne Hathaway and Samantha Barks arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Amanda Seyfried, Anne Hathaway and Samantha Barks arrive at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and Hugh Jackman arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

  • Les Miserables World Premiere - London

    Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman arrives at the premiere of Les Miserables at the Empire Leicester Square, London, UK

The film, which is already being tipped for lots of attention come Awards season, is directed by Tom Hooper ('The King's Speech'), and will be in UK cinemas on 11 January next year.

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