Australian actor Hugh Jackman has been tapped to play P.T. Barnum in "The Greatest Showman on Earth," a contemporary movie musical, Variety said.
Laurence Mark has been tapped to produce and Bill Condon to executive produce the 81st annual Academy Awards telecast in Los Angeles, it was announced.
"Dreamgirls," the musical about a Motown girl group, was named best motion picture-comedy or musical in the 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles.
Beyoncé Knowles is in talks to star in DreamWorks' movie adaptation of the Broadway hit "Dreamgirls," Daily Variety said Monday.
An updated version of its 1971 high-tech thriller, "The Anderson Tapes," based on a Lawrence Sanders novel, is being made by Columbia Pictures.
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