August 17, 2011

barnum Michael Gracey Takes The Greatest Showman on EarthMichael Gracey has been named by Variety as the director of the long-in-development 20th Century Fox project The Greatest Showman on Earth.

Set to star Hugh Jackman in the lead, the film will offer a musical take on the life of P.T. Barnum, specifically focusing on the creation of his three-ring circus and his infatuation with “Swedish Nightingale” Jenny Lind.

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