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'The Greatest Showman' Trailer: Hugh Jackman Shows Off His Singing Chops

'The Greatest Showman' Trailer: Hugh Jackman Shows Off His Singing Chops
From Slashfilm - November 13, 2017

You cant put on a show without some music, and the newThe Greatest Showman trailer is here to remind you that it is, in fact, a musical.

Hugh Jackman stars as P.T. Barnum, the founder of the famous traveling circus and self-ascribed Greatest Show on Earth, as he risks his career and reputation to create the beloved Barnum & Bailey Circus.

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The previous trailer forThe Greatest Showman was a bit more somber but just as inspiring as this newly released trailer, which once again emphasizes the found family that Barnum creates for his members of thecircus. But were introduced to another obstacle that Barnum and his circus faces: the stern and violent disapproval of the buttoned up London society, which protests Barnums family of freaks.

Jackson has long bemoaned the fact that hes more well-known for his ripped bod and adamantium claws than his musical roots, and he couldnt lookhappier in hisreturnto being asong-and-dance man at the center of the trailers aptly named song, The Greatest Show. Its a little odd that the song sounds like an Imagine Dragons track, but maybe its a new trend to play anachronistic, poppy songs in period pieces (shout out to theMurder on the Orient Express trailer, which makes ample use of an actual Imagine Dragons song).

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