(KBCWtv) – On Wednesday, 20th Century Fox released the first trailer for The Greatest Showman, an original musical film starring Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum. Watch the trailer above.READ MORE: Serinda Swan On Her Character Dr. Jenny Cooper In The CW's 'Coroner': 'The Humanity Seen In Jenny Is Really Resonating With People'
With a screenplay written by Jenny Bicks and Academy Award-winner Bill Condon, the story follows a down-and-out Barnum, who rises from adversity and creates a worldwide entertainment phenomenom. Told through song and dance by Academy Award-winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul of La La Land, the film is helmed by first-time director Michael Gracey.READ MORE: Amy Smart On 'DC's Stargirl': 'It's Pure Entertainment'
The film also stars Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Rebecca Ferguson and Oakland-native Zendaya.
The Greatest Showman arrives in theaters December 25th, 2017.
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