Actor Hugh Jackman is keen to play philosopher SOCRATES, because he has been dead for so long nobody would know if he was portraying him accurately or not. The X-MEN star has always loved the legendary thinker, and insists it is high time he was honoured by Hollywood. He says, "It's hard to play someone real that people know. "I've always been a huge fan of Socrates. He died 3,000 years ago so people don't remember him. "We could turn it into a musical."