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New Trailer for ‘The Greatest Showman’ Reveals a Stunning Look at P.T. Barnum’s Early Beginnings

Ladies and Gentlemen!  Boys and Girls!  Children of ALL ages!

A new trailer for The Greatest Showman has arrived and this film looks absolutely spectacular.  With a hint of Moulin Rouge mixed in with a little bit of La La Land, this film is gearing up to be a true cinematic spectacle.

Hugh Jackman will star as Barnum, the creator of the modern day circus alongside Michelle Williams as Barnum’s wife Charity and Zac Efron as Barnum’s business partner, who falls in love with a trapeze artist played by Zendaya.

What originally started out as a biopic on P.T. Barnum turned into a musical extravaganza with the addition of La La Land’s Oscar-winning songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.  Michael Gracey will direct.

Check out the brand new trailer below:

The official synopsis for The Greatest Showman is below:

“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 Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams, Zendaya, Zac Efron and Rebecca Ferguson.

The Greatest Showman will hit theaters on December 20th.  What do you think of the new trailer?  Are you excited about this film?  Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below!

 

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A self-proclaimed nerd, karaoke junkie, craft beer enthusiast and lover of all things pop culture, Denise enjoys all facets of entertainment from Broadway to box office blockbusters. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, concerts (lots and lots of concerts), volunteering, reading and playing with her rescue kitten, Samantha (who rescued who, right?). Denise currently resides in Long Island, New York and is honored to be a part of the Fan Fest News team!