BRAVO MEDIA GOES DOWN UNDER AS OSCAR-NOMINATED ACTOR HUGH JACKMAN RETURNS TO "INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO" WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13 AT 8PM ET/PT
NEW YORK - January 31, 2013 - Bravo Media 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 Wednesday, February 13 at 8PM ET/PT. Host James Lipton picks up where they left off nine years ago, recounting the last decade of Jackman's career. In the episode, Jackman sings his "heart song" from "Happy Feet," performs a tap dance number, and shares some of his acting secrets. For a sneak peek go to: http://www.bravotv.com/inside-the-actors-studio/season-18/videos/hugh-jackman-wolverine
Jackman's appeal knows no bounds, as his many recognitions include a Golden Globe award for his performance in "Les Misérables," 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 Misérables." Lipton asks Jackman about his roles in such memorable films as "Happy Feet," "The Prestige," the "X-Men" franchise, and most recently, "Les Misérables."
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
"Please, you know I'm passionate about this,but I have to put my kids to bed."
-Hugh Jackman on why he asked Tom Hooper to leave his four-hour "Les Misérables" audition
"'...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 Misérables."
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