Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya on Creating the New Movie-Musical The Greatest Showman

Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya on Creating the New Movie-Musical The Greatest Showman


♪♪♪ Ladies and gents this is
the moment you’ve waited for when we were pitching this
to the studio it had been 23 years
since the studio had commissioned an
original movie musical it was considered too risky
kind of a dead art form too much to ask
of an audience to hear ten songs
they haven’t heard before so the determination
of a PT Barnum the thinking outside the box
of a PT Barnum just fit perfectly for this ♪♪♪ We approached this like we were
creating something for the stage but it’s the two of us in a room just kind of banging our
heads against the wall just trying to figure out
what the song is what the character
should be saying what the style of
music should be the process isn’t really
that different Michael had this approach
of I want to workshop this as though we were gonna take this
on to Broadway we actually had like ten
weeks of rehearsals while I was doing Waitress so I would do Waitress
at night and then come to rehearsal
the next day in Brooklyn it was like work in a theater lab
and having an out-of-town tryout and then as soon as we started going
into initial photography every single shot was a tech rehearsal
every single shot was a dress rehearsal and when they finally said action
you gave your opening night performance every single time ♪♪♪ it’s nice to do something all original
from top to bottom with such creative people
and have it be in movie format so hopefully it’s a nice meld
I hope people that love theater really come to see this movie and enjoy it
equally as much ♪♪♪

3 thoughts on “Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya on Creating the New Movie-Musical The Greatest Showman

  1. Eeeeee!!!!!!! I'm SOOOOOOO EXCITED for this movie!!!!!!!!!
    I LOOOOOVE Zac Efron and I LOOOOOOOVE Hugh Jackman!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And it's a MUSICAL too!!!!!!!!! LOVE musicals!!!!!!! There are gonna be stunts and trapeze and other circus tricks too!!!!!! That's the superfecta!!!!!!!
    I hope they release this one in 3D!!!!!!!!
    I can't wait!!!!!!!!!!

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