VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Hugh Jackman Chats HOUDINI on 'Inside the Actor's Studio'
Bravo shines the spotlight on multi-talented star, and 2013 Oscar nominee, Hugh Jackman, as he returns to the "Inside The Actors Studio" stage for a second time, premiering tonight, February 13 at 8PM ET/PT. Discussing the upcoming musical Houdini, the Broadway vet shared, "Houdini, I gotta tell ya, is the most thrilling experience of my life, because I have done many musicals, but I've never been involved with the creation of a musical." Check out the sneak peek below!
In the episode, Jackman sings his "heart song" from "Happy Feet," performs a tap dance number, and shares some of his acting secrets. Host James Lipton picks up where they left off nine years ago, recounting the last decade of Jackman's career. I
Jackman's appeal knows no bounds, as his many recognitions include a Golden Globe award for his performance in "LES MISERABLES," a Special Tony award honoring his work as a performer and humanitarian, and a Primetime Emmy award for his hosting role at the 2004 Emmy Awards. He was recently nominated for an Academy Award for actor in a leading role in the film "LES MISERABLES." Lipton asks Jackman about his roles in such memorable films as "Happy Feet," "The Prestige," the "X-Men" franchise, and most recently, "LES MISERABLES."
Quotables from the episode:
"...those rare moments when something happens where you just feel you're part of something much greater than yourself...." -Hugh Jackman on why he loves to act
"Wolverine's not an animal, that's just like, the character name." -Hugh Jackman's misunderstanding of the term "Wolverine"
"I want to feel how I felt when Robert DeNiro took his shirt off in "Cape Fear," I want to go, 'holy sh*t, don't screw with this guy.'" -How Hugh wanted to the audiences to react to Wolverine
"'...this will demand more of you than anything you've ever done before and yes, you can do it." -Words of wisdom from Hugh's wife during a moment of weakness while filming "LES MISERABLES."