Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya and Rebecca Ferguson star in Fox Studios’ original feel-good musical, The Greatest Showman.
Jackman, in his first post Wolverine role, plays showman P. T. Barnum, the charming top hat-wearing visionary who invented the circus and rose from nothing to create a worldwide sensation.
Michael Gracey is directing the feature, which will include music from Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.
“The Greatest Showman” is a bold and original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and the sense of wonder we feel when dreams come to life. Inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum, “The Greatest Showman” tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. “The Greatest Showman” is directed by exciting new filmmaker, Michael Gracey, with songs by Academy Award winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“La La Land”) and starring Academy Award nominee Hugh Jackman. Jackman is joined by Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams, Zendaya, Zac Efron and Rebecca Ferguson.