AP: You two have seen the awards season play out from multiple perspectives before. With the predictions for you both, what’s your attitude going into that process?
Hathaway: On Jan. 11 (the day after the Oscar nominations), if I am not nominated, I do not want to look back and say I missed all of the joy of the ‘‘Les Miz’’ press because I was expecting to get nominated. I am so happy being here today, talking with you about this extraordinary film that I have a small part in. To want or expect more just feels a bit greedy.
Jackman: Being a lover of musical theater, the thought that maybe there is some recognition for the film and therefore the genre, that maybe Tom has found a new way to deliver the genre, to make it feel relevant and immediate — that’s exciting. Now it’s selfish, but I would like to be in some more.
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