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Hugh Jackman's The Greatest Showman Gets Rebecca Ferguson On Board

Mr Jackman will play the role of Mr Barnum, who rose from humble roots and was able to hoax the public, as he created the three-ring Barnum & Bailey Circus that made him famous

  | September 07, 2016 20:20 IST (Los Angeles)
The Greatest Showman

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Highlights

  • The musical biopic of P T Barnum is titled The Greatest Showman
  • The film also stars Zac Efron and Michelle Williams
  • The Greatest Showman has been in the making since 2009
Actress Rebecca Ferguson has been paired with actor Hugh Jackman in the musical biopic of politician and showman P T Barnum, titled The Greatest Showman.
Ms Ferguson will play the role of Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind in the Michael Gracey-directed film, reported variety.com .
Ms Ferguson and Mr Jackman will be joined by Zac Efron and Michelle Williams in the film.
The Greatest Showman has been in the making since 2009.
Mr Jackman will play the role of Mr Barnum, who rose from humble roots and was able to hoax the public, as he created the three-ring Barnum & Bailey Circus that made him famous.
Mr Barnum gained fame as a 19th century impresario with tours of Tom Thumb and Lind. He began calling it the "Greatest Show on Earth" near the end of his career.
 
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