Republic Records will release the official soundtrack album for Tom Hooper’s new film adaptation of Les Miserables. The album features the film’s songs composed by Claude-Michel Schonberg and with lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, as well as the new original song Suddenly composed by Schonberg and featuring lyrics by Alain Boublil. As previously reported, Anne Dudley serves as the movie’s music producer. The soundtrack is set to be released on December 24, 2012 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Check back on this site for the full album details. Les Miserables stars Hugh Jackman in the lead role of Jean Valjean, Russell Crowe as Inspector Javert, Anne Hathaway as Fantine, Amanda Seyfried as Cosette, Eddie Redmayne as Marius and Helena Bonham Carter & Sacha Baron Cohen as Mr. and Mrs. Thernardier. The movie musical is set to be released on December 25 by Universal Pictures. To learn more about the film, visit the official movie website.