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Hugh Jackman, Daniel Craig to star on Broadway – report

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Hugh Jackman, who recently starred in the title role of action film “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” and Daniel Craig, the most recent British double-agent in “Casino Royale” and “Quantum of Solace,” are planning to take their acts to the Broadway stage later this year in a new play, the New York Post reported on Wednesday, citing unnamed sources. 

They will star together in a drama called, “A Steady Rain,” about two Chicago cops whose long-term friendship is put to the test. It is being produced by Barbara Broccoli, who also produced Craig’s 007 roles in “Quantum of Solace” and “Casino Royale.”

The Post said Jackman will return to Broadway after his hit 2004 Tony Award-winning role in “The Boy craig1From Oz” and Craig, who was trained in British theater, will make his Broadway debut.

Jackman already is beloved by New York’s theater community and has hosted the Tony awards several times. A spokesman for Jackman could not immediately confirm the report as the Australian actor is away promoting his latest film and a spokeswoman for Craig was unavailable for comment. 

‘Wolverine’ Hugh Jackman — declawed

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“Wolverine” star Hugh Jackman has many sides. There is the movie action hero, the Broadway musical award winner and the charming Oscar host. He also hobnobs with billionaire Rupert Murdoch’s family and visits Third World countries where microfinancing projects give people hope for breaking out of poverty.jackman

Jackman plays the main character in superhero movie “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” that opened on Friday, reprising his role as a tough mutant with claws that spring from his knuckles.    

Wolverine slashes through TV, in 60-second bits

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Hugh Jackman will host the Oscars on Feb. 22, but before he dons a tuxedo for that job, the multi-talented actor will hit television screens as comic book favorite Wolverine.hugh-jackman

Jackman will star on the Fox channel in a series of three, 60-second spots that together form a storyline tied to the movie “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” Fox said on Thursday. The movie comes out on May 1.

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