Hugh Jackman
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Hugh Jackman
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Stage and screen star Hugh Jackman has joined the cast of Wayne Wang's new movie Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film, based on the novel of the same name by Lisa See, is currently filming in China.

Snow Flower revolves around the lifelong friendship of two women and their imprisonment by rigid cultural norms. The cast will also feature Chinese actress Li Bingbing and South Korean actress Jeon Ji-Hyun.

Jackman won the Tony for his portrayal of the late singer Peter Allen in The Boy From Oz. Among his other stage credits are A Steady Rain on Broadway earlier this season and the London revival of Oklahoma! His film credits include X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Australia, The Prestige, and The Fountain. Among his upcoming projects are a sequel to the X-Men film as well as a musical based on the life of P.T. Barnum, Personal Security, and Ghostopolis.