Hugh Jackman Joins Cast Of Eddie The Eagle Biopic
Aussie actor has reportedly signed for movie about unlikely sporting hero…
Hugh Jackman has apparently signed to appear in the planned movie about former ski jumper Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards.
According to The Sun, the Wolverine star has reportedly been cast as Chuck Berghorn, a US skiing expert who helped train Edwards for the 1988 Winter Olympics.
Up-and-coming Welsh actor Taron Egerton is set to take no the role of the famous British skiier - who famously came last in the 70m and 90m jumps at the Games in Canada 27 years ago.
Filming is said to begin soon, with Kick-Ass filmmaker Matthew Vaughn taking up the director’s chair and Gary Barlow signed on to compose to compose his first ever film soundtrack.