2 Days a go we brought you the first trailer for the highly anticipated film adaptation of the smash hit Broadway musical Rock of Ages and today Warner Bros have sent us the UK version of The trailer!. The trailer is virtually the same apart from a few minuet differences but who cares! This just looks like a fun film and the cast look like they had a great time making it, not every day you get a chance to dawn a bad hairstyle,destroy the Ozone layer with the bottles of Hairspray, get the shoulder pads and squeeze into tight lycra pants, rock to some classic glam rock from the 1980’s!Cast Includes Alec Baldwin, Malin Akerman, Julianne Hough, Russell Brand, Paul Giamatti, Mary J. Blige, Bryan Cranston,Catherine Zeta-Jones and Tom Cruise as the legendary Stacee Jaxx !
June 8th is the day we will find out if all the fun, frolics the cast had was worth the effort when the film is released in UK&Ireland. The big test is will the success, magic from the stage show adapt perfectly to to the big screen? On first glance it may just do it!
Rock of Ages tells the story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew, who meet on the Sunset Strip while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. Their rock ‘n’ roll romance is told through the heart-pounding hits of Def Leppard, Joan Jett, Journey, Foreigner, Bon Jovi, Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Poison, Whitesnake, and more.
The movie musical stars Julianne Hough (“Burlesque”), with actor/singer Diego Boneta in his feature film debut, Russell Brand (“Arthur,” “Get Him to the Greek”), Oscar® nominee Paul Giamatti (“Cinderella Man”), Academy Award® winner Catherine Zeta-Jones (“Chicago”), Malin Akerman (“The Proposal”), R&B queen Mary J. Blige and multiple Emmy®-winner Bryan Cranston (TV’s “Breaking Bad,” “The Lincoln Lawyer”), with Oscar® nominees Alec Baldwin (“The Cooler”) and Tom Cruise (“Born on the Fourth of July”).
Shankman directs “Rock of Ages” from a screenplay by Justin Theroux and Chris D’Arienzo and Allan Loeb, based on D’Arienzo’s musical of the same name. The film is being produced by Matthew Weaver, Scott Prisand, Carl Levin, Tobey Maguire, Garrett Grant and Jennifer Gibgot, with Toby Emmerich, Richard Brener, Michael Disco and Samuel J. Brown, Hillary Butorac Weaver, Janet Billig Rich, Shankman and D’Arienzo serving as executive producers.
Rounding out the “Rock of Ages” creative team are director of photography Bojan Bazelli (“Hairspray”), production designer Jon Hutman (“It’s Complicated”), editor Emma Hickox (“A Walk To Remember”), Oscar®-nominated costume designer Rita Ryack (“How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” “Hairspray”), Grammy-nominated music supervisor Matt Sullivan (“Dreamgirls,” “Nine”), executive and Emmy Award-winning choreographer Mia Michaels (“So You Think You Can Dance”). The original score is by Adam Anders and Peer Astrom (TV’s “Glee”).