Biographical musical drama film “The Greatest Showman” by Michael Gracey

Theatrical premiere: December 20, 2017 (United States)
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Zendaya and Rebecca Ferguson.

The Greatest Showman

Director: Michael Gracey
Screenwriters: Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon
Running time: 105 minutes
Budget: $84 million


The film is inspired by the story of how P. T. Barnum started the Barnum & Bailey Circus, and the lives of its attractions.

Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

“The Greatest Showman” Trailer

“The Greatest Showman” Cast in Stills

Hugh Jackman as P. T. Barnum, Charity’s husband and Caroline and Helen’s father

Biographical musical drama film "The Greatest Showman"

Ellis Rubin as Young P. T. Barnum
Zac Efron as Phillip Carlyle
Michelle Williams as Charity Barnum, the wife of P.T. Barnum and Caroline and Helen’s mother
Skylar Dunn as Young Charity
Rebecca Ferguson as Jenny Lind

Zendaya as Anne (Andie) Wheeler
Keala Settle as Lettie Lutz
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as W. D. Wheeler
Austyn Johnson as Caroline Barnum, the daughter of P.T. Barnum and Charity, and Helen’s sister
Cameron Seely as Helen Barnum, the daughter of P.T. Barnum and Charity, and Caroline’s sister
Daniel Everidge as The Lord of Leeds
Natasha Liu Bordizzo as Deng Yan
Paul Sparks as James Gordon Bennett

Film stills from “The Greatest Showman”

Chernin Entertainment
Seed Productions
Laurence Mark Productions
TSG Entertainment
20th Century Fox