PG | Biography, Drama, Musical
Carey Mulligan and Ellen Page were in early talks for the role of Jenny Lind. Director Michael Gracey visited Rebecca Ferguson at her home in London with a TV under his arm and picked the film and the part of Jenny Lind to her, because she was his choice to play that part in the film.
I can't just run off and join the circus.
P.T. Barnum: Why not? You clearly have a flair for show business.
Phillip Carlyle: There's show business?
P.T. Barnum: Mm-hmm.
Phillip Carlyle: I never heard of it.
P.T. Barnum: 'Cause I just invented it.