Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Joins ‘The Greatest Showman On Earth’; Dan Amboyer Cast In ‘Brawl In Cell Block 99’

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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has been cast in Fox’s musical biopic The Greatest Showman On Earth directed by Michael Gracey. Starring Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya, the film follows the story of the famous American showman, P.T. Barnum, as he creates the three-ring circus that made him famous. Abdul-Lateen II will play WD Wheeler, a hand-to-hand acrobat partner who is a smart, no-nonsense guy. Peter Chernin, Laurence Mark and Jenno…