Global Citizen conference to unite political leaders, celebsFebruary 21, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Advocacy group Global Citizen will convene political, philanthropic, business and cultural leaders for a thought leadership conference in New York to tackle extreme poverty more quickly.
A lion roars on Broadway as box office hauls reveal winnersJanuary 4, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — It was feast or famine at the Broadway box office as 2022 wound down, with eye-popping revenue for popular shows — including a staggering new Broadway record for “The Lion King” — not lifting all strugglers.
List of nominees to the 80th annual Golden Globe AwardsDecember 12, 2022 GMT
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Nominees for the 80th annual Golden Globe Awards, which were announced Monday by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Hugh Jackman eyes the end of the ‘The Music Man’ on BroadwaySeptember 13, 2022 GMT
TORONTO (AP) — Since he was a high school student, Hugh Jackman wanted to play the roguish traveling salesman Professor Harold Hill in “The Music Man” on Broadway. He's fulfilled that dream — but all things must come to an end.
ShowBiz Minute: Heard, U.S. Box Office, JackmanJuly 13, 2022 GMT
Celebrities go online to voice support for UkraineApril 8, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of inter-generational stars from film, TV, sports and music — including Bruce Springsteen, Hugh Jackman, Elton John, Jon Bon Jovi, Jonas Brothers and Billie Eilish — have signed up for a social media campaign to show support for Ukraine.
‘Stand Up for Ukraine’ plan gets political, celebrity helpMarch 28, 2022 GMT
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s call for humanitarian help has been answered by the European Commission, the government of Canada and dozens of celebrities assembled by advocacy nonprofit Global Citizen, including Oscar winners Billie Eilish and Finneas, actor Hugh Jackman, as well as Madonna and Grammy nominee Jon Batiste.
Review: Hugh Jackman steals ‘The Music Man’ on BroadwayFebruary 11, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Jackman is playing one of musical theater's greatest con men on Broadway these days but he's not fooling anyone: He's the real deal.
As Harold Hill in a glorious and exuberant new revival of “The Music Man,” Jackman is like a coiled spring, effortlessly leaping onto desks, two-stepping with kids, tossing books into the air and pounding out a rhythm on his thighs.
‘The Music Man’ hopes to lead Broadway out of winter woesFebruary 11, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the first songs in “The Music Man” is "(Ya Got) Trouble” and the latest Broadway revival has certainly faced its share.
It was supposed to open in fall 2020, but rehearsals were interrupted by the pandemic shutdown.
TV host Seth Meyers contracts COVID-19, show dark this weekJanuary 4, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — This week’s remaining episodes of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” have been scrapped after the host tested positive for COVID-19.
Meyers tweeted Tuesday about his positive result but said he felt fine, thanking the vaccine and a booster shot.
Live updates: ‘Music Man’ revival on hold as star infectedDecember 28, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK — The Broadway revival of “The Music Man” has been one of the hottest tickets in town and it has limped along without co-star Sutton Foster. But now the show is being shuttered until the new year because Hugh Jackman has tested positive for the coronavirus.
From 007 to Macbeth: Daniel Craig plots return to BroadwaySeptember 29, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off his turn as James Bond, Daniel Craig has his next project lined up and its also got plenty of blood being spilled.
Craig will return to Broadway in 2022 as Macbeth in a revival of Williams Shakespeare's tragedy, with Ruth Negga making her Broadway debut playing Lady Macbeth.
A mixed box office weekend as ‘Free Guy’ tops againAugust 22, 2021 GMT
Four new films with major stars from Hugh Jackman to Michael Keaton opened in North American movie theaters this weekend and only the one with animated puppies fared well. But it wasn’t enough to beat out Ryan Reynolds’ action-comedy “Free Guy,” which topped the charts for the second weekend running.
Celebs like Dolly and Bruce raid closets for charity auctionApril 28, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Christine Baranski wants your help cleaning out her closet.
The Emmy- and Tony-winning actor is donating three custom-made Bob Mackie gowns for an online charity auction on Wednesday and she's tapped a starry group of A-listers to follow her lead with hundreds of items...
Sentimental video tribute closes Trebek’s final “Jeopardy!”January 9, 2021 GMT
More than two months after Alex Trebek’s death, fans of “Jeopardy!” finally got the chance to say goodbye...
John David Washington cements his stardom in ‘Tenet’September 2, 2020 GMT
Christopher Nolan only casts movie stars as his leading men. From Leonardo DiCaprio and Hugh Jackman to Christian Bale and Matthew McConaughey, Nolan’s actors are larger-than-life, capital “S” stars...
Review: In ‘Bad Education,’ a gripping suburban crime sagaApril 23, 2020 GMT
“A town is only as good as its school system.”
That phrase, uttered by Hugh Jackman’s beloved school superintendent Frank Tassone, has a devilish equilibrium in the gripping true-life crime drama “Bad Education...
Stars, Global Citizen founder outline massive 2020 concertSeptember 27, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The annual Global Citizen Festival is happening this weekend in New York but founder Hugh Evans is thinking bigger...
Hugh Jackman announces S.A. concert dateApril 29, 2019 GMT
Actor Hugh Jackman is bringing his “The Man. The Music. The Show.” tour to the AT&T Center on Oct. 15.
Tickets, $49.50-$225, go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday via ticketmaster.com. American-Express cardholders can buy tickets now.
Kenyan who gave earnings to poor wins $1M teacher prizeMarch 24, 2019 GMT
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 school that has just one computer and shoddy Internet access...
‘Ya Got Trouble’ _ Hugh Jackman heading back to BroadwayMarch 13, 2019 GMT
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 Meredith Willson musical "The Music Man" starting in September 2020...
Hugh Jackman working on Greatest Showman sequelFebruary 24, 2019 GMT
Hugh Jackman is working on a sequel to 'The Greatest Showman'.
The 50-year-old actor and the movie's director Michael Gracey have already started talking about a follow-up to the hugely successful 2017 movie, which is the third highest-grossing musical in history..
You will be able to hear Hugh Jackman sing on tour next yearNovember 29, 2018 GMT
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...
Hugh Jackman always knew his wife was ‘the one’November 28, 2018 GMT
Hugh Jackman "knew very early" that his wife Deborra-Lee Furness was "the one".
The 50-year-old actor has been married to the 'Real Macaw' star - with whom he has two adoptive children, Oscar, 18, and Ava, 13 - since 1996, and has said that it only took him a matter of weeks to fall head over heels for his wife, and knew she was the one for him even when she was trying to break off their romance.
Long kryptonite to superheroes, the Oscars begin to relentFebruary 27, 2018 GMT
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...
‘The Greatest Showman’ sing-along is here to make sure that song stays in your head foreverJanuary 12, 2018 GMT
'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.
Hugh Jackman’s musical ‘The Greatest Showman’ hits a sour noteDecember 19, 2017 GMT
Hugh Jackman wants to see Wolverine in the MCUDecember 13, 2017 GMT
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.
Hugh Jackman didn’t know wolverine was realMay 20, 2017 GMT
Hugh Jackman had no idea what a wolverine was before he was cast as the character in the 'X-Men' film series.
The 48-year-old actor has portrayed the clawed mutant in the franchise since 2000 but he has admitted his research proved harder than he first thought when he secured the part because he was busy looking up wolves.
#5. “Logan”May 2, 2017 GMT
Smart Rating: 91.46Release date: Friday, March 3, 2017Genre: Action, adventureStarring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne KeenIn the near future, a weary Logan (Hugh Jackman) cares for an ailing Professor X (Patrick Stewart) at a remote outpost on the Mexican border.
‘Logan’ slices box office with $85.3M, ‘Moonlight’ gets bumpMarch 5, 2017 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The R-rated "X-Men" spinoff "Logan" slashed into the weekend box office, opening with a massive $85.3 million in North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday, while best-picture winner "Moonlight" got a significant, if far from superhero-sized, Oscar bump.
Hugh Jackman’s pay sacrificeFebruary 26, 2017 GMT
Hugh Jackman took a pay cut so 'Logan' could be R-rated.
The Australian actor and director James Mangold felt it was important to make the final Wolverine film smaller and more personal than the previous outings of the Marvel Mutant but bosses at 20th Century Fox took a lot of persuasion to be convinced that going for a more intense and adult feel was the right approach.
Broadway concert for Hillary Clinton draws huge starsOctober 18, 2016 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Stars of Hollywood and Broadway — including Julia Roberts, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, Hugh Jackman, Emily Blunt, Neil Patrick Harris and Helen Mirren — put on a splashy fundraiser for Hillary Clinton...
‘X-Men’ preview shows abilities of new mutantsMarch 28, 2014 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the first few minutes of a new "X-Men: Days of Future Past" clip, some X-Men attempt to battle ruthless metal monsters using their special abilities.
It's the first appearance for some of the mutants — Blink, Sunspot, Warpath and Bishop.