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“There’s always a chance”: Hugh Jackman Teases Possible Sequel to The Greatest Showman

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Hugh Jackman is at it again. The Greatest Showman, his 2017 classic, may be about to conquer the box office again with a sequel. Or at least that’s what the Wolverine actor is hinting at the moment. But there may be dark clouds hovering over the horizon. Hugh Jackman’s The Greatest Showman sequel gets a rather disappointing update from its lead star. Is all hope lost? Or will we get to see his magic unfold on the big screens again?  

Hugh Jackman dropped a Showman bomb on  fans

The Greatest Showman
The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman got loads of love from the fans and it made an impact on their lives through the inspiring dialogues that would change the thinking lens of many people. The fans bombarded Twitter with uncountable tweets showering love on the movie. Here is a handful of them:

But, a piece of sad news has been put out for The Greatest Showman’s fans put out by the protagonist of a blockbuster. Hugh Jackman has revealed that the sequel for this 2017-chartbuster movie is highly unlikely. This was revealed in an exclusive interview where he said, and quoted, “There’s no plan, there’s no script that I know of yet. But that’s good to know.” Along with that, he gave the slightest of hope about the chances of the sequel, which has made it a tad ambiguous for the fans to take up the hints.

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Worshipped by the audience, not liked by the critics?

Hugh Jackman in an interview for The Greatest Showman.
Hugh Jackman in an interview for The Greatest Showman.

The Greatest Showman is a biographical, original musical flick starring Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum, an American showman, businessman, and politician — celebrating the birth of show business and dreams coming to life. Not liked by the critics but almost worshipped by the fans made it an unexpected hit, the soundtrack album was a hit in both the UK and the USA when it was released. The song, ‘This is Me’ won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song. 

Hugh Jackman waves at fans during the Japan premiere for The Greatest Showman.
Hugh Jackman waves at fans during the Japan premiere of The Greatest Showman.

The main reason for the critics to not like it was the plot that was sing-songy (pun intended), yet historically inaccurate as it had been altered in a way that would conceal all the uncomplimentary aspects of the actual life of P.T. Barnum. The critics would go so far as to tag it as a “cliché“. On the contrary, the aforementioned statement made by the Wolverine star reflects his interest in getting back in the role, if given a chance. 

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Although not much could be said about whether the sequel of The Greatest Showman will come out any day or not, the hope is still not going anywhere. It would be safe to say that these bad tidings might be replaced with glad tidings! 

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Source: Twitter

Written by Sarah Mir