Hugh Jackman Is Van Helsing at Madame Tussaud's in May

News   Hugh Jackman Is Van Helsing at Madame Tussaud's in May Those who can't get enough Hugh Jackman may want to venture to the Times Square Madame Tussaud's next month when the famed wax museum unveils a life-size figure of the star of The Boy From Oz.

Deborrah-Lee Furness and Hugh Jackman at the opening night of The Boy from Oz
Deborrah-Lee Furness and Hugh Jackman at the opening night of The Boy from Oz Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The wax statue will feature Jackman as Van Helsing, the character he portrays in the upcoming $150 million film for Universal Pictures. "Van Helsing," written and directed by Stephen Sommers, opens in theatres across the country May 7.

Hugh Jackman is currently portraying the late Peter Allen in The Boy From Oz at the Imperial Theatre. He received an Olivier Award nomination for his work in the London revival of Oklahoma! and an MO Award for his performance as Joe Gillis in the Australian production of Sunset Boulevard. Jackman's film credits include "The X-Men," "Someone Like You," "Swordfish" and "Kate and Leopold" (Golden Globe nomination). Jackman will host the 58th Annual Tony Awards June 6, live from Radio City Music Hall.

Times Square's Madame Tussaud's is located on 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenue.