The Greatest Drawbacks: Hugh Jackman's new heights of fame have come at a surprising cost
Hugh Jackman has been one of the world’s greatest stars for years. His diverse range of talents, which include acting, dancing and singing have captured fans hearts around the globe.
After the success of The Greatest Showman in 2017, the 50-year-old has been propelled to new heights of fame, which is something that he was surprised by.
Jackman spoke to The Herald Sun about how his life has changed since playing P.T Barnum in the film.
“It's made it difficult going to my daughter's dance classes,” Jackman explained, as the film resonated with a much younger audience.
“I used to go every week, and nobody really cared. The dance school was not your classic Wolverine fanbase.
“Now I go and the songs from The Greatest Showman are playing in nearly every dance class so it's a bit different.”
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As Jackman has previously had a filmography that appeals to older audiences, it would make sense that the success of The Greatest Showman would introduce Jackman to a whole new and younger audience.
Jackman shared with The BBC and said he would be open to a sequel of the film.
“If a genuine opportunity came up where it felt like the right thing to do, then yep, I'd get the top hat back out,” he said.
“It's clear to me and to everyone that people love these characters. I loved this movie, I loved this character and it was one of the great joys of my life.”