Hugh Jackman-Led The Greatest Showman Premieres
The Hugh Jackman-led movie musical The Greatest Showman held its New York premiere on Friday, December 8, aboard the Queen Mary 2. Jackman stars as P.T. Barnum, founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus, alongside Zac Efron, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Tony nominee Michelle Williams, and more.
Michael Gracey directs the film, with a screenplay by Michael Arndt, Jenny Bicks, and Bill Condon. The Greatest Showman features a score by John Debney and Tony winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.
The film is described as "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 releases wide December 20.