PG | | Biography, Drama, Musical
Celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Ziv Zaifman provides the singing voice for young P.T. Barnum for the song "A Million Dreams". It was Ziv's singing debut in a major motion picture.
You know I want you/It's not a secret I try to hide/But I can't have you/We're bound to break and my hands are tied.
In the movie Swedish singer Jenny Lind makes sexual advances towards Barnum while they are touring together. When Barnum rejects her advances, she quits the tour out of frustration and starts a rumor that the two are romantically involved by forcibly kissing Barnum on stage after a performance. Barnum and Lind never had an affair. While it is true Lind quit the tour, she did so because she did not like Barnum's relentless marketing of her and decided to tour with new management. The two actually parted on friendly terms.
If you look closely at the early end title cards, the small graphics in the corners of the cards reflect the roles of both the cast and crew.
From Now On
Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Performed by Hugh Jackman & The Greatest Showman Ensemble
Additional Vocals by Keala Settle, Linny Smith, Teresa Stanley
Produced by Greg Wells, Justin Paul, Alex Lacamoire
Mixed by Greg Wells
$8,805,843 (USA) (24 December 2017)
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