Simply titled "Hugh Jackman: The Biography," Anthony Griffiths' tome is due March 1, 2011, from John Blake Publishing, according to Amazon.com. The hardcover book is 288 pages. "This candid first biography of the Hollywod and Broadway superstar charts his life, career and successes from his first appearances in Australian musical theatre through to his triumphant performances on the London and New York stage as well as the silver screen," according to press notes.
Jackman, who was recently seen on screen in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," earned a Tony Award for his work in the Broadway musical The Boy From Oz. He is also known for his film roles in the "X-Men" trilogy, "Someone Like You," "Swordfish," "Kate and Leopold," "Van Helsing" and the recent "The Fountain" and "Happy Feet" (in voice). His stage credits also include Trevor Nunn's staging of Oklahoma! at Britian's National Theatre and award-winning work in productions of Sunset Boulevard and Beauty and the Beast in his homeland.