Rebecca Ferguson will join Hugh Jackman in Fox’s P.T. Barnum musical biopic “The Greatest Showman”.
According to Variety, Ferguson will play Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind.
Zac Efron, Michelle Williams and Zendaya are also in the cast of the film to be directed by Michael Gracey.
Michael Arndt penned the script while Justin Paul and Benj Pasek are writing original songs for the film. Chernin Entertainment and Laurence Mark are producing.
Production will get underway in the fall.