Actor Hugh Jackman is a man of many talents, with a long and wildly successful career that has included both film and theater. The Wolverine actor is currently back on Broadway in the revival of The Music Man, and he’s not the only Hollywood A-lister who is leading a show on the Great White Way. Daniel Craig is also on Broadway in Macbeth, and Jackman recently shared a throwback photo with 007. And wow, time has really flown by.
Hugh Jackman will make his debut in The Simpsons during the season 33 finale on Sunday (May 22). In the episode titled ‘Poorhouse Rock’, Jackman will play a janitor working at the nuclear power plant alongside Homer. When Bart visits his father at work, the janitor leads a musical number about how the American middle-class prospered after World War II, allowing people like Homer to succeed.
Will Hugh Jackman be passing the baton to Justin Timberlake? Producers of “The Music Man” are in talks with the “SexyBack” singer to take over the iconic role of Professor Harold Hill in the Broadway musical, a source tells Page Six exclusively. A source close to Timberlake’s team, however, says the chatter is false. Timberlake, who has sold over 88 million records, has starred in movies like “The Social Network” and showed off his comedy chops as a “Saturday Night Live” host multiple times, but he has never appeared on Broadway. The *NSYNC alum, 41, will have some heavy shoes to fill if he...
The Greatest Showman is among the classic musical films that fans loved in the 2000s. Featuring Wolverine star Hugh Jackman, the musical flick highlights outstanding soundtracks that became an instant hit for the fans. Following the film's triumphant $430 global box office receipts, the talk of a sequel happened in 2019 but seemed unattainable now that Disney now owns the rights for 20th Century Fox.
A tried and true genre in the film world is musicals, which have succeeded at the box office and Awards Season for decades. One of the most recent blockbuster hits that have hit theaters over the past few years is Michael Gracey’s The Greatest Showman starring Hugh Jackman. And after chatter about a sequel, Jackman has responded to the possibility of reprising his role as P.T. Barnum.
Celebrating the Tony nominations this year held special excitement: it’s the 75th anniversary, the first in-person comeback after Covid, a year of re-emergence for shows shuttered in March 2020. Vaxxed, masked, Covid-tested, journalists met with the nominees in a return to Broadway as usual. A dozen or so sat at designated places in a room at the Sofitel Hotel in midtown, just a stone’s throw from the classic stages where many of the nominated would perform for the evening. Handlers offered stars as they worked the various outlets, as in, we have Hugh Jackman, do you want him? Duh. Who doesn’t want Hugh Jackman? Ok, you have two questions.
The Greatest Showman is the clearest definition of counter-programming and a sleeper hit in the modern era. Released in Christmas of 2017, around the same time as Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the film opened to around $8 million in its first weekend, but had legs that held for weeks. In the end the film grossed over $170 million in the use and over $430 million globally. Following its tremendous box office success, and the major boon in profit from soundtrack sales, talk of a sequel happened in 2019 but seemed unlikely after Disney absorbed 20th Century Fox. That said, the cast is still game.
A million dreams aren't keeping Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams awake. Just one. After Williams voiced her support for a sequel to The Greatest Showman, should Hollywood ever decide to make one, Jackman chimed in at an event for Tony Award nominees in New York City. "Listen, if you know...
The Greatest Showman 2? There’s A Lovely Reason Michelle Williams Wants To Make A Sequel With Hugh Jackman
The Greatest Showman may have hit theaters way back in 2017, but the story still resonates with fans. The Hugh Jackman musical was another entry to the exceedingly popular movie musical genre. Now that films like In The Heights and West Side Story have taken off, could we see a sequel to The Greatest Showman? Michelle Williams is on board, and she has a sweet reason for wanting to reunite with Hugh Jackman.
Hugh Jackman is open to making a sequel to 'The Greatest Showman' . The 53-year-old actor portrayed circus owner PT Barnum in the 2017 movie musical and he admitted he'd be happy to reprise the role again if the storyline was strong. He told People magazine: “I’m always open, if...
Tony Nominees Hugh Jackman, Jesse Williams, Billy Crystal and Sam Rockwell discuss their nominations
Ahead of the Tony Awards on June 12th, the Tony Nominee Class of 2022 came together on Thursday to speak with the press. Here are a few excerpts from On Stage Host Frank DiLella's conversation with Hugh Jackman, Jesse Williams, Billy Cystal and Sam Rockwell. Hugh Jackman, Tony Nominee, "The...
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Michelle Williams isn't the only one who is ready to head back to the circus!. Hugh Jackman is also sharing his feelings on a potential sequel to 2017's The Greatest Showman should the creative team head back to the drawing board, after the actress said she would be up for starring in a follow-up to the musical film.