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”). The screenplay by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon.
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- Melissa Thompson
The first poster has arrived online for the upcoming biographical musical drama The Greatest Showman featuring Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum – showman, businessman, and founder of the Barnum & Bailey Travelling Circus; take a look at the poster here…
See Also: Watch the trailer for The Greatest Showman here
“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 set for release on December 25th in the States and in January 2018 in the UK and features a cast that includes Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Michelle Williams, Paul Sparks, Diahann Carroll, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Natasha Liu Bordizzo. »
- Amie Cranswick
Are you obsessed with musicals? Did you love the circus as a kid? Do you secretly still watch footage of Zac Efron singing and dancing in High School Musical? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, we have a real treat for you. Twentieth Century Fox has a brand-new musical biopic called The Greatest Showman in store, and it's sure to get your heart racing. The release date may be a few months away, but we still have a handful of exciting tidbits - including the first trailer and a gorgeous look at all of the circus performers! Get the details ahead. Related7 True Stories Coming to the Big Screen in 2017 1. Who's Starring Hugh Jackman stars alongside Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Rebecca Ferguson, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, and Zendaya. 2. What It's About The story focuses on American showman P. T. Barnum (Jackman), the founder of the Ringling Bros. »
- Kelsie Gibson
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- Grace Gavilanes
A new trailer for “High School Musical 4” hit YouTube recently and has gone viral, featuring original stars including Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale in a brand new instalment of the beloved musical franchise. Seeing the trailer sent fans into a frenzy throughout social media, although not all of them realized one teensy detail: […] »
- Brent Furdyk
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- Keisha Hatchett
Have you ever wondered what Troy (Zac Efron), Gabriella (Vanessa Hudgens) and the rest of the High School Musical gang have been up to since graduating from East High nearly a decade ago? A fan-made trailer aims to answer that question and their take is, frankly, kind of depressing.
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- Keisha Hatchett
Next year would technically mark the the 10-year reunion for the Wildcats class of 2008, and some people aren't entirely optimistic about what that would look like for Troy, Gabriella, Ryan, Sharpay, Chad and Taylor. In fact, one fake, fan-made trailer for High School Musical 4—which was dubbed Once a Wildcat—actually kinda bummed us out (probably because it's all too relatable). It features various clips from movies and shows that Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu and Monique Coleman have all worked on separately, splicing them together to create a plot line that makes the reunion look a little, well, bleak. Essentially, the story »
If you're addicted to using Tinder, Bumble, or one of the many other dating apps, you're not alone. Even celebrities are on the dating app bandwagon. While some stars have found love on dating websites like eHarmony or Match.com, there are way more celebs on dating apps - aka Tinder-style dating. Swiping is so in. While some stars haven't had a lot of success with app dating - cough, Zac Efron, cough - it makes us love them even more. Who would've thought the dreamy people on TV and in movies would need help in the romance department? To see which of your favorite singers, actors, and athletes are on a dating app or have tried it in the past, keep reading! RelatedWhy Do Guys All Send the Same Generic Dating App Pickup Lines?You Can Find the Celeb Look-Alike of Your Dreams on This New Dating App »
- Johnni Macke
A post shared by Simone Biles (@simonebiles) on Aug 21, 2017 at 5:05pm Pdt Simone Biles is off the market! On Monday, the Olympic medalist made things Instagram-official with her new man, a fellow gymnast named Stacey Ervin. "Always smiling with you," she captioned the photo of her looking lovingly into the 23-year-old's eyes. And it seems like the feeling is mutual. Stacey couldn't help but gush about the 20-year-old after she was inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame on Sunday. Even though she had a flirty friendship with her celebrity crush, Zac Efron, this seems to be her first real relationship as she previously told Entertainment Tonight that she's never had a boyfriend before. Aww! They certainly make one adorable pair. Words cannot express how incredibly proud I am of you, all you've accomplished & how well you carry yourself. You make me feel like I am the luckiest man alive. »
- Kelsie Gibson
Zac Efron, you lost your chance! While the Baywatch star may have been Simone Biles Og crush, the gold medalist has a new man in her life and he can do some flips, too. His name's Stacey Ervin, a 23-year-old gymnast, University of Michigan graduate and the current beau of one of America's most celebrated athletes. Biles went public with their romance on Monday night with an adorable shot of the couple—the first on her Instagram account. One thing is clear—these two totally make each other's hearts flip. As the star athlete captioned the snap, "Always smiling with you." All together now: awwwwww! If you thought that was peak cuteness, »
It was just yesterday that we shared David Hasselhoff’s dream to star in a Knight Rider movie in the style of Logan, an idea he pitched to Robert Rodriquez while posing for a selfie. I said there was no way in hell that movie was ever going to happen, but in doing so I made the movie gods angry. Now, it looks like a Knight Rider movie is taking shape after all, just not in the way Hasselhoff envisioned.
Screen Rant reports that the Weinstein Company is looking to reboot Knight Rider, and they’re hoping to secure John Cena and Kevin Hart to star. The film would be a comedy not unlike 21 Jump Street, with Cena playing Hasselfhoff’s classic role, Michael Knight, and Hart voicing his car, Kitt. No one has been officially cast, but Screen Rant says this is the direction the Weinstein Company is looking to go with the reboot. »
- Nick Doll
Selma Blair is mourning the loss of her dog, Ducky.
The 45-year-old actress took to Instagram on Thursday, telling fans that her furry friend died following a "terrible accident."
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Lionsgate is still trying to get their live-action Naruto movie off the ground and they have just taken a step to try and steer the adaptation in the right direction. The studio has just ordered a rewrite on the script from the writing duo of Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber, who are best known for writing the comic book adaptations Red and Red 2. The duo will be working closely with Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto, who is involved with the production.
The news comes courtesy of The Hollywood Report, who also report that Michael Gracey is still attached to direct the Naruto movie. The visual effects artist turned director has been attached to direct the adaptation of the popular manga since 2015 and has been keeping himself busy since. His directorial debut, the P.T. Barnum biopic The Greatest Showman, which stars Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron, is set to hit theaters later this year. »
What time is it? It's time to discuss "Bet on It," that's what time it is. Believe it or not, 10 years ago today, High School Musical 2 premiered on the Disney Channel. The sequel drew a record amount of viewers—17.6 million to be exact. Fans watched as the kids from East High School summered at Lava Springs, working as lifeguards (Vanessa Hudgens' Garbriella Montez), activity coordinators (Monique Coleman's Taylor McKessie) and more. As for Troy Bolton (Zac Efron)? He swiftly got promoted from caddy to children's golf teacher, thanks to some clever manipulation on behalf of drama queen Sharpay Evans (Ashley Tisdale). Troy's dramatic solo number, "Bet on It," took six days »
All this week, IndieWire will be rolling out our annual Fall Preview, including the very best indie cinema has to offer, all the awards contenders you need to know about, and even blockbuster fare that seems poised to please the most discerning tastes, all with an eye towards introducing you to all the new movies you need to get through a jam-packed fall movie-going season. Check back every day for a new look at the best the season has to offer, and clear your schedule, because we’re going to fill it right up.
Next up: blockbusters and popcorn fare for even the pickiest of cinephiles.
“It” (September 8)
While 2017 has been a relatively low-key year for horror, the promise of a remake of one of Stephen King’s most beloved and horrifying works, “It,” still glimmers on the horizon. Long before the creepy clown scares of summer 2016 (but not too »
- Kate Erbland, Zack Sharf, Jamie Righetti, David Ehrlich and Michael Nordine
Tom Jolliffe on the dumbing down of cinema…
The accusation of dumbing down seems to come up a lot in recent years. It runs through everything. Society in general, culture, media, music and film. So lets focus on film. It would be wrong to suggest that rudimentary plotting (for easy spoon feeding) hasn’t been around for decades in film. It has. It’s at the other end of the spectrum. Those films which challenge and engage us more intellectually, or even just emotionally. They are becoming less common, whilst the easily ingestible are the films that seem to get bankrolled with far more frequency.
It’s not to say you can’t do a film that is inherently simple. A good blockbuster is essential in cinemas make up. We need The Avengers to keep the gate receipts bursting at the seams. They don’t ask interesting questions, but it’s not their remit. »
Even Zac Efron doesn’t get a free pass when it comes to job interviews.
The Baywatch actor, 29, and his brother Dylan are teaming up with Columbia Sportswear, and in a hilarious spot announcing the partnership, the duo are put through the ringer by the brand‘s 93-year-old chairwoman, Gert Boyle, for jobs as “gear testers.”
“So what are your qualifications?” an unimpressed Boyle asks Zac, who hands over a stack of autographed head shots. “I didn’t recognize you without your shirt on.”
“I’m not always shirtless,” says Zac. “I do wear shirts. Often. Every day, in fact. »
- Melody Chiu
Fifth Harmony showed up to the 2017 Teen Choice Awards looking like queens, but they weren't always so confident.
Et's Lauren Zima caught up with the group on the red carpet, where they dished on the advice they'd give to their younger selves -- and it's pretty good.
"Just love yourself," Lauren Jauregui said.
"Definitely love yourself," Ally Brooke agreed. "Take in every moment, don't try to grow up too quickly."
"I have like a teenage sister right now, and she's going through a rough time of like, she's all about [her] figure right now, because that's what you see," Dinah Jane confessed. "I'm like trying to calm her down like, 'Regina, just live in your teenage years. Like, live in he moment. That's the last thing you should be worried about right now. You should be living your youth."
"I would definitely »
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