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‘The Music Man’ Choreographer Teases Justin Timberlake As Hugh Jackman’s Potential Replacement

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As rumors swirled that Justin Timberlake can be filling in Hugh Jackman‘s dancing sneakers as Harold Hill in The Music Man on Broadway, Warren Carlyle left us on our toes whereas chatting on the Tony Awards on June 12! The Tony nominated choreographer for The Music Man revival starring Hugh and Sutton Foster revealed he would “love to bounce with Justin Timberlake,” including “that’s all I’m going to say,” in an EXCLUSIVE interview with HollywoodLife! When requested if the previous *NSYNC star might deal with Broadway, Warren replied, “Oh yeah. Oh yeah.”

Hugh Jackman as Prof. Harold Hill in ‘The Music Man.’ (Charles Sykes/AP/Shutterstock)

It appears like there could also be some fact to these rumors. Hugh is in contract to stay within the musical for a yr, however after that, Justin Timberlake might positively be an choice as his alternative. Now, who would exchange Sutton as Marian?

In an interview with Hoda Kotb on The At present Present, Hugh added to the rumors that he was grooming the “Cry Me A River” singer for the role of the Professor. “I’ll open for Justin Timberlake any day. That’d be superior. JT, c’mon, I’m completely satisfied,” he joked. The Wolverine star added that he can be completely satisfied to fill in for JT on his tour, suggesting they merely swap roles!

Justin Timberlake. (Charles Sykes/AP/Shutterstock)

“I’ll simply step in, JT, don’t fear. Should you’re (touring) stadiums, don’t fear, I’m there. Truly might you are taking me with you on the stadium (tour)? That’d be nice,” the actor laughed. Ultimately, Hugh added, “We’ll see. Truly he’d be nice within the half, he’s an awesome actor JT.”

Page Six initially broke the information that Justin was in talks to switch Hugh in 2023 as Professor Harold Hill within the lead function of the Meredith Wilson revival. Nonetheless, on the time, a supply near Timberlake’s group stated the chatter was false. Nonetheless, from what Warren hinted at, issues might very properly be transferring together with Justin to make his Broadway debut!

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