Anne and Adam Visit Japan as Les Mis Oscar Buzz Heats Up
Anne Hathaway was spotted walking her dog, Esmeralda, in her NYC neighborhood on Friday before touching down in Japan on Saturday with her husband, Adam Shulman. Fans in Tokyo greeted the actress and even gifted her with a stuffed My Little Pony toy as she arrived at the airport.
Anne is doing some press in Asia as she gears up for the Christmas Day release of Les Misérables. The first screenings of the film took place last week to overwhelmingly positive reviews, and Anne is expected to be a shoo-in come award season for her role as Fantine in the Broadway adaptation. Anne was one of several critically acclaimed leading ladies featured on The Hollywood Reporter's Actress Roundtable cover this month. In the magazine, she talked about her special connection to the role — Anne's mother was actually an understudy for Fantine in the original Broadway production of the musical. It was another family member, however, that Anne said she resembled in the role. Anne joked that she looked like her gay brother after cropping her hair for the part at an NYC screening of the movie on Friday.