Australian actor Hugh Jackman is to star in a movie musical about circus icon P.T. Barnum, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Bill Condon is writing the screenplay for "The Greatest Showman on Earth" and Michael Gracey will direct the 20th Century Fox film, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said.
Jackman is an action movie star, who has also appeared in the Broadway show "The Boy From Oz," as well as the big-screen musical "Les Miserables." He can now be seen in the drama "Prisoners."
A service of YellowBrix, Inc.
Most Popular Stories
- Menendez Introduces Tough Sanctions Against Russia
- SoCalGas Reaches Record Spend on Diversity Suppliers
- Republican Jolly Wins Fla. Special Election
- Banks Buying Little From Minority Firms: Study
- Senate Dems Pull All-Nighter on Global Warming
- World Wide Web Turns 25
- Clarke Replaces Perez at Eastman Kodak
- Vestas Ramps Up Hiring to Build Wind Turbines
- Obama Seeks Overtime Pay for Salaried Workers
- Justin Bieber Comes Between Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez