Exclusive: Hugh Jackman, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul on creating the music for The Greatest Showman

The new musical film is released in UK cinemas on Boxing Day

Ahead of the UK cinema release of The Greatest Showman Hugh Jackman, along with the film's composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul talk about creating the film's original music.

Best known for their Academy Award-winning film La La Land and Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen, Pasek and Paul discuss the process of creating music for a film.

Jackman plays PT Barnum alongside Michelle Williams as Charity Barnum in this original musical film musical that celebrates the birth of show business. Directed by Michael Gracey, the film also stars Zendaya, Zac Efron and Rebecca Ferguson.

The Greatest Showman is released in cinemas nationwide on 26 December.