Hugh Jackman Returning to Host 68th Annual Tony Awards

By Chris Harnick
|  Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014  |  Updated 11:31 AM EDT
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Actor Hugh Jackman arrives at the premiere of DreamWorks Pictures' "Real Steel" at the Gibson Amphitheatre on October 2, 2011 in Universal City, California.

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Wolverine is back celebrating the Great White Way! Hugh Jackman will return to host the 68th Annual Tony Awards on CBS on Sunday, June 8.

This is Jackman's fourth time hosting the Tonys. He served as host from 2003-2005 and won an Emmy for hosting the awards in 2004.

"We are thrilled to have Hugh Jackman return to host the Tony Awards," Jack Sussman, executive vice president of specials, music and live events at CBS Entertainment, said in a statement. "Hugh is the ultimate performer--actor, singer and dancer--he does it all, second to none. He is a consummate entertainer and the one you want out there hosting your live television event."

"We are excited that Hugh will be joining us, once again, at Radio City Music Hall to host the 68th Annual Tony Awards," Charlotte St. Martin, executive director of The Broadway League and Heather Hitchens, executive director of the American Theatre Wing, said in a joint statement. "Hugh is an extraordinary talent and loyal supporter of the Broadway community--whether he is on-stage or in the audience--and we are honored to have him back as host."

Jackman shared the video below on Instagram.

Neil Patrick Harris previously hosted the Tonys from 2011-2013.

Jackman, who is also a Tony winner, recently starred in "Prisoners" and "Les Misrables." He'll headline "X-Men: Days of Future Past" in May 2014, returning to the role of Wolverine.

The Tony nominations will be announced live on Tuesday, April 39 in New York City.

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