THE Greatest Showman ironically became last year's most unlikely success story. The musical, which told the rags-to-riches tale of circus visionary PT Barnum, is now being transformed into a full stage musical but who was in the cast and will they return? Who’s in The Greatest Showman cast with Hugh Jackman? The musical details the life of PT Barnum, played by X-Men star Hugh Jackman, as he pioneers the invention of the modern-day circus. Four-time Oscar-nominated American actress Michelle Williams plays his childhood sweetheart and wife Charity Barnum. Mission Impossible star Rebecca Ferguson plays Jenny Lind, an opera singer known as the Swedish Nightingale. Zac Efron and Zendaya round off the A-List cast by playing Phillip Carlyle, and Anne Wheeler respectively. Is The Greatest Showman out on DVD? The Greatest Showman was released first on digital download on April 27, 2018. B;ue-ray, 4K, Ultra HD and DVD copies of the film are not yet released with a scheduled date of … [Read more...] about Who’s in The Greatest Showman cast with Hugh Jackman, is it out on DVD and is the musical being adapted for stage?
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AFTER being written off as a flop by film luvvies and critics after just seven days in cinemas, The Greatest Showman is the most unlikely commercial film triumph of the decade. And now I can reveal HUGH JACKMAN’s original musical film will continue to thrive in a different guise – as a major stage musical. The Cannes Film Festival has been alight with discussions about an upcoming Broadway production of the show, which is already being secretly worked on by the brains behind the movie. Plans were put on ice before the movie’s release – as analysts wrongly predicted a box office failure. So now there’s hasty movement behind-the-scenes to bring now iconic songs like This Is Me, Never Again and Rewrite the Stars, to the stage, just as the film’s incredible soundtrack returns to the top of the UK chart yesterday. I’m told the stage show is the priority over any sequel or spin-off movie. The Greatest Showman was actually work-shopped for ten weeks … [Read more...] about Hugh Jackman’s movie The Greatest Showman set for the bright lights of Broadway despite being written off by critics
Whether it's on Broadway or film, it's usually Hugh Jackman who takes centre stage. But it was his wife Deborra-lee Furness who stole the spotlight on Tuesday as the loved-up couple headed to the Met Gala in New York City. The 62-year-old simply stunned in a Gothic-inspired ensemble, consisting of a black structured gown and cross choker. Taking centre stage! Hugh Jackman's beloved wife Deborra-lee Furness, 62, steals the show in a Gothic-inspired structured gown as couple attend Met Galaothic-inspired structured gown ahead of Met Gala The actress and producer accessorised with matching gunmetal bracelets and earrings, and she carried a geometric clutch bag. The Aussie star styled her blonde locks up into a casual updo and wore a natural makeup palette. Meanwhile, 49-year-old Hugh looked extremely dapper in a black slimline suit with red trim. The couple took a selfie inside their Big Apple home before heading to the main event, which is being held at The … [Read more...] about Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness attend Met Gala 2018
AFTER nearly a decade since the last UK tour sold out in only a few days, Les Misérables will return to Manchester in 2019. Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed Broadway production of Boublil and Schönberg’s classic musical will be at the Palace Theatre from February 19 to March 30. He said: “Since I first conceived the new production of Les Misérables to celebrate the show’s 25th anniversary in 2009, this production has taken the world by storm - more than matching the success of the original, which can now only be seen in London. "I am thrilled that modern audiences have embraced this production as Les Mis for the 21st century and it is playing to packed houses all over the world in many languages. It also inspired the hugely successful movie version starring Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and Eddie Redmayne. "This latest version comes hot from its recent Broadway triumph – now once again on a sell-out tour of North … [Read more...] about Updated Broadway production of Les Miserables coming to Manchester in 2019
GOLDEN Globe viewers were left in hysterics as they spotted Hugh Jackman’s reaction to James Franco winning Best Actor.The 49-year-old star looked utterly bemused as Franco took to the stage to accept the award for his role in The Disaster Artist.Hugh, who was up for The Greatest Showman, was caught reacting to the moment and those watching at home couldn’t get enough of it.One person wrote: “Hugh Jackman embodies everyone right now during James Franco’s acceptance speech #goldenglobes.”While a second tweeted: “Hugh Jackman's reaction to James Franco is everything. he was robbed...#GoldenGlobes.”And a third wrote: “Hugh Jackman's face during James Franco's speech is how I feel about the start of 2018 #GoldenGlobes.”During his acceptance speech, James said: “This was billed as a movie about making the best worst movie ever made but in fact it’s a story about friendship.”He continued in his rather rambling … [Read more...] about Golden Globes viewers in hysterics as they spot Hugh Jackman looking gutted when James Franco wins Best Actor