The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Hugh Jackman is starring in Woody Allen's new film, currently shooting in London, alongside Scarlett Johannson.

Chicago-based celebrity fitness guru Jim Karas is flying to Morocco today and will begin a nine-week globe-hopping training program with Hugh Jackman. After 10 days in North Africa, it's on to seven weeks in London, where Jackman is filming the new Woody Allen film with above-mentioned Scarlett Johannson.

By the time they get to Vancouver in mid-August, Karas should have bulked-up Jackman from his skinny, Tony-winning ''Boy From Oz'' physique -- he'll be ready to revive his muscular Wolverine character as filming of ''X-Men 3'' begins.

The production is scheduled to begin on June 28th.

Brian B.