‘The Greatest Showman’ First Trailer Introduces Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum

The Greatest Showman Zac Efron and Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman (P.T. Barnum) and Zac Efron (Philip Carlisle) star in Twentieth Century Fox’s ‘The Greatest Showman’ (Photo Credit: Niko Tavernise)

20th Century Fox has unveiled the first official trailer for the musical, The Greatest Showman, starring Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum. Directed by Michael Gracey from a script by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon, The Greatest Showman cast also includes Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya. The La La Land team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul wrote the original songs featured in the musical. Laurence Mark, Peter Chernin, and Jenno Topping are the producers.

20th Century Fox is targeting a December 25, 2017 theatrical release.

The Plot: Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.