The Greatest Showman was one of the biggest films of 2017 and it looks like the popular movie is heading for Broadway and the West End.


Rumour has it that instead of a sequel the musical will be adapted for the stage.


The exciting reports come from Cannes Film Festival, and fans are certainly in for a treat if the rumours are true.



Star of the musical, Hugh Jackman previously opened up about earlier plans for the award-winning movie.


“We were talking about a live version of the show even before [the film] came out,” he revealed to Forbes.

“There was a discussion at one point in the eight-year journey of this movie of maybe going live first,” said the actor, who plays P. T. Barnum in the popular musical.


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He shared one very special moment from the set that proves how special the stage adaptation would be, “When Keala Settle got up, stood in the middle of a room and sang This Is Me with no makeup, no nothing, no anything, there was not a dry eye in the house. The musical really works live.”

The Greatest Showman follows the story of P. T. Barnum, who came from nothing and went on to create a show that became a huge success around the world. The original musical celebrates diversity and the uplifting tale has captured the hearts of millions around the world.



The Greatest Showman soundtrack became the second album in 30 years to achieve 11 consecutive weeks at number one.


Hearing Rewrite the Stars live would be pretty incredible. We hope The Greatest Showman stage show makes it's way across the pond very soon.




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