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Hugh Jackman proves he is The Greatest Showman in this behind the scenes clip of the new film musical...

"The Greatest Showman” is a bold and original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and the sense of wonder we feel when dreams come to life. Inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum, “The Greatest Showman” tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. “The Greatest Showman” is directed by exciting new filmmaker, Michael Gracey, with songs by Academy Award® winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“La La Land”) and starring Academy Award nominee Hugh Jackman. Jackman is joined by Zac Efron, Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya.

In the clip, Hugh Jackman reveals that, after surgery, he was told not to sing. However, he was due at a meeting in New York upon which the making of whole film hinged. He went anyway and explained to the assembled company about his surgery (to remove a cancerous growth from his nose) but, trooper that he was, he added that he would stand up and "perform" the songs without actually singing his part. He nearly managed...

This film is out now in the US and hits UK cinema screens on Boxing Day.

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