6 Facts You Didn’t Know About ‘The Greatest Showman’
1/23/18 9:00 AM
*Updated as of January 26, 2018.
“The Greatest Showman,” a movie based on the life of businessman P.T. Barnum, is showing on the big screen soon! Its high-energy musical numbers and jaw-dropping circus stunts are highly anticipated, and it’s set to officially premiere in the Philippines on January 31.
Ready your VISA cards for when the tickets become available on sureseats.com!
Before you catch the movie, here are some things you might not know about the filming and production of “The Greatest Showman.”
1. Zendaya does her own stunts.
2. Actress Rebecca Ferguson, who plays opera singer Jenny Lind, does not actually sing in the movie.
3. The actor playing the young P.T. Barnum doesn’t sing in the movie, either.
4. Hugh Jackman turned down a James Bond role to play P.T. Barnum.
5. Hugh Jackman risked his health just to sing a song.
6. Many of the costumes worn by the circus cast came from the real Barnum Circus.Several of the costumes used by the circus cast during the musical numbers were borrowed from Feld Entertainment, the current owners of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus.