Now Hugh Jackman to star in a musical

Last Updated: Wed, Aug 05, 2009 05:41 hrs

After being seen in sci-fi thriller X-Men Origins: Wolverine, actor Hugh Jackman is all set to do a musical.

He will be seen as American showman, businessman and entertainer P T Barnum in The Greatest Showman on Earth, a contemporary song-and-dance movie.

The film will explore the entertainer's infatuation with singer Jenny Lind, and Anne Hathaway is being considered for the role, reports

Jackman, who won a Tony Award for his role in Broadway show The Boy From Oz, will produce the movie along with Laurence Mark and John Palermo. He is said to have a keen interest in making a clutch of musical movies.

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