9 Upcoming Hugh Jackman Movies We Are Excited About

From being a Broadway star to portraying the clawed superhero Wolverine, Hugh Jackman’s stardom has escalated to newer heights. Standing at a towering height of 6’2″, this Australian has carved a niche for himself in Hollywood with powerful performances in Les Miserables, The Prestige, The Fountain and the X-Men franchise. Jackman has won a Tony Award for his role in The Boy from Oz (In Broadway theatre) and won an Emmy Award as well. Hugh Jackman’s contribution to the performing arts is unparalleled and he is indeed a legend who will forever be immortalized in human history.

At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Hugh Jackman movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming films of Hugh Jackman as an actor and a producer scheduled to release in 2018, 2019 and beyond. We can only hope that the latest new Hugh Jackman movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.

9. Carousel

Hugh Jackman will be working in an upcoming musical titled “Carousel.” Jackman has previously played the character Billy Bigelow for a musical version of Carousel at Carnegie Hall. The story of the film revolves around Carousel barker Billy Bigelow’s romance with millworker Julie Jordan. However, the pair is faced with numerous dilemmas, which comes at a price and threatens both their jobs. He then attempts a robbery to provide for Julie and their unborn child but things go wrong. However, Billy is given a second chance to make things right and start fresh. Release Date: Unknown

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8. The Odyssey

According to Variety, Hugh Jackman will be starring in the upcoming action adventure titled “The Odyssey.” Lionsgate studio has hired Hunger Games” director Francis Lawrence and producer Nina Jacobson to direct and produce the upcoming film along with Peter Craig handling the script. The story of the film will centre on the return of Odysseus from the battle of Troy, while his wife Penelope fights off suitors. Release Date: Unknown

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7. Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Hugh Jackman will be starring and producing the upcoming Drama of Fox Studio’s titled “Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.” The upcoming movie will be produced by Temple Hill’s Wyck Godfrey and Isaac Klausner along with Lauren Schuler Donner and Jack Leslie of Donner Films. The plot of the movie will centre on the story of a named Junior, a budding cartoonist; who grows up on the Spokane Indian Reservation determined to weave his own future. He leaves his troubled school on the reservation to attend all-white farming town high school to find out the only Indian present in the school is its mascot. Release Date: Unknown

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6. Enzo Ferrari

Director Michael Mann has revived his shelved project on the founder of Ferrari titled “Enzo Ferrari.” Christian Bale was supposed to star in the film but dropped out, Hugh Jackman will now be playing the role instead along with Noomi Rapace as his wife. The story of the film will centre on the year 1957, where Ferrari’s blood sweat and tears are involved in the battle for supremacy against their arch-rival Maserati. Release Date: Unknown

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5. Apostle Paul

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Hugh Jackman will be collaborating with Warner Brothers to Develop Apostle Paul. Matt Damon and Affleck will be producing the upcoming project with Jennifer Todd under their Pearl Street Films banner, Project Lynchpin’s Chris Clarke and Hugh Jackman will be joining the trio as the producers as well. The story of the film centres on the life of the Apostle Paul, a Jewish man who converts to Christianity after a visit from God, he then goes on to allegedly write 14 of the 27 books in the New Testament. Release Date: Unknown

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4. Bad Education

According to Variety, although not much is known about the plot of this upcoming Hugh Jackman vehicle, the script will be written by Mike Makowsky who directed the acclaimed film “Thoroughbreds.” The story is said to be inspired from real events Makowsky experienced at his high school. Bad Education will be produced by Makowsky along with Fred Berger and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones of Automatik. Eddie Vaisman, Julia Lebedev and Oren Moverman of Sight Unseen are also involved as the producers. Release Date: Unknown

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3. The Good Spy

Hugh Jackman will be starring in the upcoming biopic on the C.I.A operative Robert Ames. Producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald have been working on this movie to be picked up for a long time and it finally seems their efforts will finally pay off. Baltasar Kormakur will be directing this film along with F. Scott Frazier handling the script. The story of the movie will centre on the work and personal life of the CIA operative working in the middle east, whose focus on building a stronger relationship is the key to breaking down barriers. However, his mission and life are cut short when he is killed in the bombing outside the American Embassy in Beirut in 1983. Release Date: Unknown

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2. Missing Link (2019)

Hugh Jackman will be starring in the upcoming animated film titled “Missing Link.” Zack Galifianakis, Zoe Saldana, Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry, Timothy Olyphant, Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Amrita Acharia, and Ching Valdes-Aran are all set to star in this movie which will be directed by the Academy Award and BAFTA nominated director Chris Butler along with Travis Knight and Arianne Sutner producing the movie. According to Variety, The plot of the movie will centre on the chronicles of Sir Lionel Frost, a self-proclaimed investigator of myths and monsters, who heads for America’s Pacific Northwest to discover a legendary creature and prove that it is indeed a missing link between primitive and modern man.

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1. The Front Runner (2018)

Hugh Jackman will be starring along with Vera Farmiga and J.K. Simmons in the upcoming biopic on the presidential candidate Gary Hart. Jason Reitman will direct the upcoming biopic which will centre on the rise and fall of Hart, a charismatic U.S. Senator from Colorado. the plot will further explore the sidelining of the presidential candidate due to his extramarital affair with Donna Rice which forced him to withdraw from the race.

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