DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Hugh Jackman says he's looking forward to coming back to Broadway next year as a classic roguish traveling salesman in a play he first performed in as a...
Kenyan who gave earnings to poor wins $1M teacher prize
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Kenyan teacher from a remote village who gave away most of his earnings to the poor won a $1 million prize on Sunday for his work teaching in a government-run...
‘Ya Got Trouble’ _ Hugh Jackman heading back to Broadway
NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Jackman is coming back to Broadway as a classic roguish traveling salesman.
Producer Scott Rudin said Wednesday the two-time Tony-winner will star in a revival of the...
First Auditions: Hugh Jackman & Deborra-Lee Furness
Jackman: ‘You’re going to spend time with the real me’
Hugh Jackman, the pop star, readies massive world tour
NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Jackman is set to launch a pop star-like tour next year, but he's done his research: He's been to a Beyonce concert. A Justin Timberlake concert. AND A MICHAEL JACKSON CONCERT.
You will be able to hear Hugh Jackman sing on tour next year
NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Jackman will launch his first ever world tour next year, performing at arenas mostly reserved for pop, rock and rap stars.
The multi-talented entertainer announced his "The Man. The Music. The Show." tour on Thursday, which will feature Jackman singing songs from "The Greatest Showman," ''Les Miserables" and Broadway musicals, among other selections. He will be accompanied by a live orchestra.
Party joke or morality tale? New film re-examines Gary Hart
NEW YORK (AP) — Hey, remember Gary Hart?
Ask most people, and if they're old enough to remember anything at all, it's that famous photo of the doomed candidate with a smiling Donna Rice in his lap, on perhaps the most unfortunately named yacht in American political history: "Monkey Business."
Hugh Jackman: ‘What happens in America affects the world’
A-list extravanganza at Hollywood Film Awards
Hugh Jackman tackles American politician Gary Hart
Hugh Jackman’s birthday snooze
Jackman, Blunt among those to be honored at SCAD’s film fest
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Hugh Jackman and Emily Blunt are among the stars being awarded at the 21st annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival.
The Savannah Morning News reports that Jackman will receive the Savannah College of Art and Design festival's Legend of Cinema Award; Blunt, its Icon Award.
NEW YORK (AP) — John Legend, Janet Jackson, The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes are among the artists slated to appear at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival.
The event will take place on Sept. 29 on the Great Lawn in New York City's Central Park. Janelle Monae and Cardi B, who gave birth in July, will also perform.
Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness will host the festival, which calls on world leaders to achieve the United Nations' sustainable development goals and end extreme poverty by 2030.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Films starring Timothee Chalamet and Hugh Jackman as well as Bradley Cooper's directorial debut "A Star Is Born" with Lady Gaga are among the selections announced Tuesday for this year's Toronto International Film Festival.
"Beautiful Boy" stars Chalamet and Steve Carell and will be one of several films having their world premiere at the festival, a launching pad for Hollywood's awards season.
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen helped rock a refurbished 1960s bowling alley-turned music venue near the Asbury Park boardwalk.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures has acquired the worldwide distribution rights for a film about Gary Hart's 1988 presidential bid. The studio said Thursday that it will release "The Front Runner" in the fall to coincide with both awards season and the election.
Hugh Jackman is starring as Hart in the film from director Jason Reitman. The film will chronicle the politician's rise and fall as an extramarital affair with a woman named Donna Rice became tabloid fodder and a national scandal.
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The New York Yankees stepped up to the plate Wednesday for a bullied Scranton girl.
A 2½-minute video posted Wednesday morning to the baseball team’s Twitter features an assortment of silent team members holding up messages to fourth-grader Cassidy Warner. Cassidy’s Facebook video about bullying earlier this month drew national attention and garnered a message of support from actor Hugh Jackman and a live CNN interview.
Girl’s anti-bullying plea gets support from Hugh Jackman
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl's video appeal to stop bullying is getting support from around the world, including from "The Wolverine" actor Hugh Jackman.
The video first appeared on Cassidy Warner's Facebook page last month, when the fourth-grader held up signs describing her experience at her elementary school.
In his directorial debut, Michael Gracey took movie audiences on a blockbuster musical journey inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum. Starring Hugh Jackman as the "prince of humbug," The Greatest Showman (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, rated PG, 105 minutes, 2.39:1 aspect ratio, $39.99) dances to home theaters with a rousing ultra-high definition transfer.
After two hours in the pristine wilderness of Honey Island Swamp, I believe my blood pressure dropped double digits.
Hugh Jackman is in talks to star in 'Bad Education'.
The 'Greatest Showman' actor is said to have entered discussions about appearing in the Automatik motion picture, which has been penned by screenwriter Mike Makowsky, and will be directed by Cory Finley.
Insiders have told Variety that the script is based on real events Makowsky experienced at school.
Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin to feature new songs by Greatest Showman lyricists
Guy Ritchie's live-action remake of Disney's 'Aladdin' will feature two new songs written by 'The Greatest Showman' songwriters.
Benj Pasek and Justin Paul are receiving continual praise for their Academy Award nominated song 'This Is Me' from the Hugh Jackman-starring original musical.
But despite failing to win the Original Song category on Sunday (03.04.18), they revealed they have collaborated with long-time Disney composer Alan Menken for the upcoming new movie.
Ride with Wolverine? Hugh Jackman accidentally posts his Peloton screen name
Ride with Wolverine? Hugh Jackman accidentally posts his Peloton screen name
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- At spin class, competition is a major motivation. Cyclists are glued to the leaderboard as they're pushed by their fellow riders to go faster and harder. So, imagine looking up at the leaderboard and seeing Hugh Jackman -- an actual superhero -- pop up on the screen.
Long kryptonite to superheroes, the Oscars begin to relent
NEW YORK (AP) — Aside from the posthumous Oscar for Heath Ledger ("The Dark Knight") and best animated film for "The Incredibles," no superhero film has ever penetrated the top categories of the Academy Awards.
Two Pittsburgh-area theaters will host sing-along screenings of "The Greatest Showman," the fictionalized musical biopic inspired by circus impresario P.T. Barnum starring Hugh Jackman.
The sing-along version, planned for about 300 theaters nationwide, will display song lyrics on-screen, allowing viewers to follow along with the movie's score.
‘The Greatest Showman’ sing-along is here to make sure that song stays in your head forever
'The Greatest Showman' sing-along is here to make sure that song stays in your head forever
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- If you've already seen "The Greatest Showman," you've probably been humming the songs ever since you left the theater.
Benj Pasek, Justin Paul continue winning streak at Globes
Songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul are continuing their winning streak at the Golden Globes.
The Oscar- and Tony-winning duo won their second best original song Golden Globe on Sunday for "This Is Me" from "The Greatest Showman," beating out well-known stars like Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige and Nick Jonas.
They won the honor on the same day Billboard said "The Greatest Showman" has hit the No.1 spot on its main albums chart.
Amid spectacle, personal relationships give ‘Greatest Showman’ some heart
Movies & More reviewer John Gillispie shares his thoughts on "The Greatest Showman," which is rated PG and currently playing in theaters.
Why do we strive for success in life? Is it to prove to ourselves that hard work and dedication can pay off? Or do we want to show our naysayers they were wrong in doubting we could succeed? Or does success involve a combination of these factors?
Obviously, Mick LaSalle and I saw different movies (Dec. 22 film review, “‘Greatest Showman’ is a flashy mess.”
“The Greatest Showman” was glorious and soaring, and my litmus test? It is a movie I would see again — in the theater. It may not be the most accurate telling of the P.T. Barnum story, but who cares? This was a movie musical starring Hugh Jackman ... Hugh Jackman, everybody — he sings, he dances, he emotes.
Hugh Jackman says quality TV has improved Hollywood movies
Hugh Jackman says prestige TV helped 'The Greatest Showman' to be a better movie.
Hugh was first attacked to the movie in 2009 but it didn't start filming until 2016 and Hugh believes that the quality of TV shows in the current climate has forced Hollywood movies to improve in order to tempt people out of their homes.
Hugh Jackman had to have his stitches from skin cancer redone after singing a line in 'The Greatest Showman'.
The 49-year-old actor has had six boats of cancer removed from his face in the last few years, but he wasn't going to let the fact he could have "ruptured" 80 stitches in his nose stop him from performing one part of the movie.
As I have probably stated before, it is a little weird that someone with my tin ear, should count as some of his favorite movies being musicals ("Guys 6c Dolls" being one that comes to mind).
Director Michael Gracey's "The Greatest Showman" is not one of them.
It's not that the songs are bad, I think they are pretty darn good, actually. It's just that they get in the way for the storyline, instead of enhancing it.
Zac Efron is happy to be known as a "musical guy".
The 30-year-old actor shot to fame in the 'High School Musical' franchise as well as starring in the movie adaptation of 'Hairspray' but although Efron loves the superhero genre, he admitted he is a "different kind of guy".
When asked if he is eyeing a role in a superhero movie, Efron told Collider: "Not yet. In the superhero world, I think you got to earn those suits so to speak. I'm happy to be in musicals. I'm the musical guy.
Hugh Jackman thinks he is an "idiot" for not wearing sunscreen.
The 'Greatest Showman' actor has had six skin cancers removed from his face in the last few years and has advised his fans to be "smart" and take precautions to prevent themselves being exposed to the harmful rays of the sun.
He told Yahoo! Australia: "Don't be like me. Wear sunscreen, I'm the idiot who didn't wear sunscreen at all.
Jackman updates Barnum for the 21st century
When it comes to holiday cards, which celebs do it right?
NEW YORK (AP) — Holiday cards of the paper and stamp variety still get sent, so what does that look like celebrity to celebrity?
Hugh Jackman of "The Greatest Showman" wasn't giving up any names, but he told The Associated Press recently there does sometimes feel like a competition this time of year.
"Some of these holiday cards are remarkable," he said. "I'm, like, did Annie Leibovitz shoot this? We do kind of rate them a little bit. It's horrible to say."
Review: Jackman’s a great ‘Showman.’ The movie? Not so much
"Don't fight it," goes the opening song of "The Greatest Showman," sung by Hugh Jackman. "It's coming for you, running at ya."
Well, that's for damn sure. "The Greatest Showman" is a one hour-and-45 minute onslaught on the senses — all peppy, fizzy ballads and frantic energy, earnest sentiments and impossibly good intentions. It's begging for love, like a puppy serenading us with pop songs.
Hugh Jackman gave up Bond role for Greatest Showman
Hugh Jackman gave up the opportunity to potentially try out for the role of James Bond to star in other movies, such as his latest film 'The Greatest Showman'.
Hugh Jackman constantly has anxiety when making a movie.
The 49-year-old actor is a veteran of blockbusters starring as Marvel mutant Wolverine in the 'X-Men' franchise and his own standalone trilogy but he always approaches each job with nerves.
Speaking to the Metro newspaper, Jackman said: "I have anxiety about a job. I worry and I think about them - hope tomorrow goes OK."
BRIDGEPORT — Let’s get this fact out of the way: Hollywood heartthrob Hugh Jackman looks about as much like P.T. Barnum as your cat.
But that shouldn’t keep you from seeing Jackman portraying Barnum in the new 20th Century Fox movie musical, “The Greatest Showman,” which opens in general release Wednesday.
Hugh Jackman wants to see Wolverine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The 49-year-old actor portrayed the iconic Marvel comic book character eight times across the 'X-Men' series and his own standalone franchise - and had a cameo in 'X-Men: First Class' - but made it clear after shooting 2017's 'Logan' that he would never return to the big screen as the adamantium enforced mutant.
Stars sign on to support UNICEF World Children’s Day
NEW YORK (AP) — David Beckham, Millie Bobby Brown and Hugh Jackman are among celebrities and world leaders announced Tuesday as participants and official supporters of the UNICEF initiative World Children's Day.
In midst of Hollywood crisis, is it too soon to party?
In midst of Hollywood’s sexual-abuse crisis, is it too soon to party?
Jennifer Lawrence as a picnic table? Celebs and Halloween
NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to Halloween, you're either a hardcore fan or not so much. You can go ahead and count Dua Lipa in, along with other celebrities who shared their favorite memories of the dress-up holiday.
Natalie Weiss plays Molly in ‘Ghost the Musical’ at White Plains Performing Arts Center
Everyone has different talents. Natalie Weiss, who is starring in a new production of “Ghost the Musical,” discovered hers in grade school.
Hugh Jackman, Lupita Nyong’o to co-host Global Citizen fest
NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Jackman, Lupita Nyong'o, Aaron Paul and Demi Lovato will co-host this year's Global Citizen Festival, an annual free event held in New York's Central Park.
Performers at the Sept. 23 event include Stevie Wonder, Green Day, The Killers, The Lumineers, The Chainsmokers, Pharrell Williams, Big Sean, Andra Day and Alessia Cara.