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The Greatest Showman

20 December, 2017
The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman is a 2017 American musical drama film directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut, written by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon and starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya. Featuring nine original songs from Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the film was inspired by the story of P. T. Barnum's creation of Barnum's American Museum and the lives of its star attractions. Principal photography began in New York City in November 2016. The film premiered on December 8, 2017, aboard RMS Queen Mary 2. It was released in the United States on December 20, 2017, by 20th Century Fox, seven months after Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus ceased operations, and grossed $435 million worldwide, making it the fifth-highest-grossing live-action musical of all time.

Director Michael Gracey
Produced by Laurence Mark, Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping
Screenplay by Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon
Story by Jenny Bicks
Starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya
Music Songs, Pasek & Paul, Score, John Debney, Joseph Trapanese
Cinematography Seamus McGarvey
Edited by Tom Cross, Robert Duffy, Joe Hutshing, Michael McCusker, Jon Poll, Spencer Susser
Production, company Laurence Mark Productions, Chernin Entertainment, TSG Entertainment
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Released December 8, 2017 (RMS Queen Mary 2), December 20, 2017 (United States)
Running time 105 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $84 million
Box office $435 million

Acerca de The Greatest Showman

Based on the true story, the film tells the story of PT Barnum and the birth of show business. The film marks the directorial debut of Michael Gracey.

Los logros de The Greatest Showman

The plan for the project with Hugh Jackman as the lead was first announced in 2009. The song "This Is Me" from the film won the 2018 Golden Globe for best Original Song, and was nominated for a 2018 Oscar as well.

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