As rumors swirled that Justin Timberlake can be filling in Hugh Jackman‘s dancing footwear 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 bop 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.”
It seems 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 possibility as his alternative. Now, who would substitute Sutton as Marian?
In an interview with Hoda Kotb on The In the present day Present, Hugh added to the rumors that he was grooming the “Cry Me A River” singer for the function of the Professor. “I’ll open for Justin Timberlake any day. That’d be superior. JT, c’mon, I’m pleased,” he joked. The Wolverine star added that he can be pleased to fill in for JT on his tour, suggesting they merely swap roles!
“I’ll simply step in, JT, don’t fear. For those who’re (touring) stadiums, don’t fear, I’m there. Really might you’re taking me with you on the stadium (tour)? That’d be nice,” the actor laughed. Ultimately, Hugh added, “We’ll see. Really he’d be nice within the half, he’s an ideal 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. Nevertheless, on the time, a supply near Timberlake’s workforce stated the chatter was false. Nonetheless, from what Warren hinted at, issues could very nicely be transferring together with Justin to make his Broadway debut!