By Laura Marie Meyers |


Leading up to the Christmas release of 'Les Misérables,' the film's stars made the press rounds and opened up about the film, their personal lives, and more.

Over the past few months, Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, and the rest of the ensemble have talked about everything from marriage to health to lap dances during interviews on TV and in magazines.

READ: Les Misérables Movie Review

Before you see the musical-turned-movie, check out what the stars have to say:

On Happiness

"There's no magic bullet; there's no pill that you take that makes everything great and makes you happy all the time. I'm letting go of those expectations, and that's opening me up to moments of transcendant bliss."

— Anne Hathaway told Glamour in 2012

On Marriage and Commitment

"In a marriage, you can get used to living apart or you can get used to experiencing everything together, good or bad."

— Hugh Jackman told the Today show in 2012

On Stage Fright

"I have to go on record saying I've never done live television after, um, noon without some kind of liquid courage."

— Amanda Seyfried told David Letterman in 2012

On Being a Role Model

"I hold back my voice so I can make more of an impact when I do use it."

— Anne Hathaway told Glamour in 2012

On the Importance of Fear

"When you act, it's good to be a little bit nervous because you want the fear of doing something terrible to keep you a little bit on edge."

— Sacha Baron Cohen told Access Hollywood in 2012