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‘Wolverine’ Actor Hugh Jackman to Host Tony Awards



Actor Hugh Jackman has clawed his way back to the Tony Awards hosting throne

Jackman — a.k.a. Wolverine to moviegoers — returns for his fourth stint as host on June 8, CBS revealed Tuesday, having earned an Emmy Award for his hosting performances in 2004 and an Emmy nomination in 2005. He also spearheaded the ceremony in 2003

Jackson, who won a Tony for Best Actor in The Boy From Oz, delivered the hosting news to his nearly 400,000 Instagram followers in this video:

“Hugh is the ultimate performer — actor, singer and dancer — he does it all, second to none,” Jack Sussman, executive vice president of specials, music and live events at CBS Entertainment, said in a statement. “He is a consummate entertainer and the one you want out there hosting your live television event.” Read more…

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