If there's one thing we're not used to seeing at the circus, it's song-and-dance routines (except, of course, if we're talking about the fantastic Cirque du Soleil), but that's exactly what Hugh Jackman just signed up for in a pretty weird-sounding project for 20th Century Fox. Titled The Greatest Showman on Earth, Jackman will play famed American showman P.T. Barnum in what's being billed as a "contemporary musical".
Hugh Jackman Joins the Circus
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