We have seen him don adamantium claws and chase vampires in Hollywood movies, perform Broadway songs and belt other songs in a musical, now Hugh Jackman will show off his singing and dancing skills in his upcoming world tour entitled The Man, The Music, The Show. The 50-year old Jackman posted in his Instagram account a post of himself during rehearsals.

A different side of Jackman

After wowing wide audiences with his portrayal of P.T. Barnum in The Greatest Showman, the Australian actor looks to impress worldwide audiences as he shows off a different talent.

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In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, the X-Men star revealed that he will perform songs from The Greatest Showman, Les Miserables, and The Boy from Oz, where he won a Tony Award during the said tour. Jackman expressed his excitement for his upcoming tour, where he will be singing, dancing, and telling stories.

His world tour will cover various cities in the United States, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. The man who played Wolverine in the X-Men movies will have a 26-piece orchestra and about 30 dancers as back-up.

Hugh Jackman goes singing and dancing in world tour. [Source: NME/YouTube]
Hugh Jackman goes singing and dancing in world tour. [Source: NME/YouTube]

The tour is a continuation of the 2011 show entitled Hugh Jackman, Back in Broadway which had sold-out runs in San Francisco and Toronto.

According to Jackman, the show will cover his entire life singing and dancing through some of the most significant moments in his career. The Daily Mail revealed that Jackman will show off some of his tap dancing skills during the tour. Unknown to many, the Van Helsing star started out his career in the stage via the 1999 production of Oklahoma showed at London’s Royal National Theatre. The Man, The Music, The Show world tour starts 2019 in Houston, Texas.

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In search of a new Wolverine

Many have speculated that the tour will serve as Hugh Jackman’s "coming out of retirement" as Wolverine in a possible team-up with Ryan Reynolds in future Deadpool movies. However, fans will be disappointed as Disney has revealed that Jackman will not return as Wolverine as Disney is looking for someone else to play the role who will star with other Avengers in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Since their purchase of Fox, Disney has been working out details which will likely come out in the coming soon.

Fans have hoped for a cameo role by Jackman as Wolverine in future Avenger movies or a crossover to Deadpool. Also, Jackman himself confirmed that Logan was his last run as the fan favorite mutant.

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