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The Greatest Showman

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2017 | Comedy Drama

Showman P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) creates the Barnum & Bailey circus in 1881. more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Cast more cast

Hugh Jackman

P. T. Barnum
Zac Efron

Michelle Williams

Zendaya

Rebecca Ferguson

Jenny Lind

DIRECTOR

Michael Gracey

Screenwriter

Jenny Bicks
Bill Condon
Michael Arndt

Companies

20th Century Fox & 3 more

Rating MPAA

Not Available

Storylines 3 more

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.
official plot version from foxmovies.com

Comedy Drama Musical

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Pic will have a contemporary musical score, and the studio is in talks with British singer-songwriter Mika to write music and lyrics. The Lind role is being scripted for Anne Hathaway, who teamed with Jackman in his opening Oscars number.
  • Director Michael Gracey said the film would be a “return to the classic film musical.” He likened it to West Side Story, Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music (Hollywood Reporter, 6/21/2016).
  • The project has been in development since 2009 (first posted on Movie Insider, 07/21/09)
Also Known As
  • Untitled P.T. Barnum Project

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