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Check Out 'Rock Of Ages' On DVD, Blu-ray & More Oct. 9

October 7th, 2012 6:41am EDT
Rock Of Ages
A small-town girl and a big-city boy find their fates intersecting on the Sunset Strip, riding a wave of romance through the height of the "hair metal" scene as the off-Broadway musical rocks its way to the big screen in "Rock Of Ages."

Helmed by choreographer-turned-director Adam Shankman, the film centers on Sherries (Julianne Hough), who arrives in Hollywood with stars in her eyes. She meets Drew (Diego Boneta), and together they plunge headlong into the local rock scene.

Meanwhile, as Sherrie struggles to stay afloat in a churning sea of rock 'n' roll excess, she gets swept off her fe...
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Alice Cooper Joins 'Rock Of Ages' On Stage In London

August 15th, 2012 9:39am EDT
Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper thrilled theatre-goers in London on Tuesday night by joining the cast of West End musical Rock Of Ages for a one-off performance.

The legendary rock star took to the stage at London's Shaftesbury Theatre to perform his hit track School's Out to mark the 40th anniversary of the single hitting the number one spot in the U.K. chart in 1972.

A post on Cooper's website reads, "Alice paid a visit to the cast of Rock Of Ages UK on Tuesday, August 14th, where he delivered a relentless version of the classic School's Out."

Footage of the night shows Cooper singing the track with m...
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'Brave' Easily Wins Weekend Box Office, 'End Of The World' Disappoints

June 25th, 2012 8:09am EDT
Brave
Unsurprisingly, Pixar animated film "Brave" ruled the box office over the weekend, taking in $66.7 million. The film is the 13th-straight Pixar release to open at number one since "Toy Story" was released in 1995.

"Brave," which features the first female lead in the company's history, centers on an impetuous princess named Merida (played by Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald) who discovers that a choice she makes puts both her family and her father's kingdom in peril.

The film bumped animated film "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" to the number two slot on the weekend countdown. It too...
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Julianne Hough Is Relieved That Her Father Won't See Her 'Rock Of Ages' Lap Dance For Tom Cruise

June 21st, 2012 9:41pm EDT
Tom Cruise and Julianne Hough
Actress Julianne Hough is secretly glad her saucy Tom Cruise lap dance was cut from their new movie musical Rock Of Ages, because she dreaded the idea of her father watching the racy scenes.

The Footloose star had the time of her life playing aspiring singer Sherrie Christian opposite Cruise's edgy rock star Stacee Jaxx in the film - but many of their more steamy moments together were cut out of the movie.

And now Hough admits she feels lucky to have shared a moment of intimacy with the movie icon without facing any consequence from her Mormon dad Bruce.

She tells Interview magazine, "It...
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'Rock Of Ages' Is Tom Cruise's Worst Opening Weekend Ever

June 18th, 2012 11:17am EDT
Rock of Ages
When one thinks of bankable actors, Tom Cruise must be on top of the list. His movies had made over $3 billion dollars total and they average an astonishing $96 million gross. However, that trend didn't cause Rock of Ages to jump to the top of the box office charts. In fact, Rock of Ages could go down as Cruise's worst opening weekend ever.

No film featuring Tom Cruise has made less than Rock of Age's $15 million with a wide release (bombs like Lions for Lambs never got over 2200 theaters). Knight & Day, despite releasing in 400 fewer theaters, still raked in more dough. When you add in Va...
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Review: Tom Cruise Shines In 'Rock Of Ages' - The Film? Not So Much

June 16th, 2012 8:00am EDT
Rock Of Ages
Sometimes, a good actor can make a bad movie worth watching. Sometimes a bad actor can make a bad film really unwatchable.

That is definitely the case with 'Rock of Ages' directed by Adam Shankman (Hairspray).

Julianne Hough is a great dancer, but when it comes to acting and singing, she's not very good. The chick is bland and just plain boring. Unfortunately, so is her co-star Diego Boneta. Granted he has a good voice, but he doesn't come across much better in the charisma department.

Of course, they're not the only problem with this film. 'Rock of Ages' written by Justin Therous, Ch...
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Five Fun Facts About 'Rock Of Ages' Actor Tom Cruise

June 14th, 2012 6:03pm EDT
Tom Cruise
It seems Tom Cruise has been around forever and after jumping on Oprah's couch you probably thought there was nothing he could do to surprise you. Well guess again. This weekend Tom Cruise will surprise everyone who thinks they know him by doing a turn as rock star Stacee Jaxx in "Rock of Ages", director Adam Shankman's film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical. While singing 80's rock songs seems a stretch even for an actor as versatile as Tom Cruise, we found five fun facts that might surprise you as well. Or not. He is possibly the world's most famous actor. Okay so the facts might not...
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Robo-Cruise Wrecks 'Rock of Ages'

June 14th, 2012 1:03pm EDT
Tom Cruise in Rock of Ages
Adam Shankman’s musical “Rock of Ages” is fantastic…for about 20 minutes. His film adaptation of the Broadway musical brilliantly combines powerful 80s rock songs to create an entertaining opening. However once Tom Cruise shows up as rock superstar Stacee Jaxx, the picture takes a serious nose dive.

I know what you’re thinking, and no his voice isn’t the problem; Cruise’s vocals are fine. He and the other actors in the film have Auto-Tune to thank for that. Cruise literally does everything to look, sound, and move like a rock star, except for showing any genuine conviction. It’s like someo...
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Def Leppard Praises Tom Cruise's 'Rock Of Ages' Singing

June 14th, 2012 10:07am EDT
Tom Cruise Rock of Ages
The new musical Rock of Ages stars Tom Cruise as Stacee Jaxx, a rock star in the ‘80s. The film uses classic heavy metal music, some of which Jaxx performs of his own. With the original artists on set for filming, Cruise impressed even the originators of the tune. Director Adam Shankman recalled the moment when Def Leppard’s lead singer heard Cruise perform.

“How about Tom singing ‘Pour Some Sugar On Me’ in front of Def Leppard, that was freakin’ weird,” Shankman said. “I was scared out of my mind and then behind me, Joe Elliot was standing behind me and he said, ‘Oh my God he’s f***ing b...
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'Rock Of Ages' Star Julianne Hough: Tom Cruise Cares About Me - Now I Can Cry!

June 12th, 2012 4:23pm EDT
Julianne Hough
Julianne Hough is ready to rock you in her upcoming film, Rock Of Ages, based on the hit Broadway musical of the same name.

In the film, which hits theaters Friday, June 15, the Dancing With The Stars pro stars alongside Tom Cruise, Russell Brand, Diego Boneta and Catherine Zeta-Jones; and she has great things about her experience with Cruise.

Ahead of the film's opening, Julianne posed for a sexy photoshoot and sat down for an interview for the July issue of Glamour magazine.

Julianne reveals that while filming her first scene with Hollywood heavyweight Cruise; who plays aging rocker St...
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Whitney Houston Could Have Been In 'Rock Of Ages'

June 12th, 2012 9:30am EDT
Whitney Houston at a 2011 pre-Grammy gala
The late Whitney Houston’s final film role will be in this summer’s Sparkle, but the director of Rock of Ages revealed she was considered for a role in his film. Adam Shankman cast singer Mary J. Blige as Justice Charlier, the proprietor of a gentleman’s club in which Sherrie Christian (Julianne Hough) works when she falls upon hard times.

“Do you know who they initially asked me to cast?” Shankman revealed at the film’s press junket this weekend.

“The studio came to me with Whitney. I said I know Whitney, I made music videos back 100 years ago when I choreographed with her. I just said I...
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Julianne Hough & Malin Akerman Show Some Skin At London 'Rock Of Ages' Premiere

June 11th, 2012 10:00am EDT
Julianne Hough Rock of Ages premiere
Want to see beautiful sexy stars? Attend a "Rock Of Ages" red carpet premiere.The stars from the film have been traveling the world to promote the movie, and they sure know how to get attention: show some skin!

Julianne Hough revealed some cleavage in a black and white dress, while Malin Akerman wore a sheer metallic and beige dress to the London premiere on Sunday. Last week, the ladies turned heads at the Hollywood premiere.

In the film, a small-town girl (Hough) and a big-city boy (Diego Boneta) meet on the Sunset Strip and try to make their romance work while rock star Stacee Jaxx (T...
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The Ladies Turned Heads At 'Rock Of Ages' Hollywood Premiere

June 9th, 2012 9:03am EDT
'Rock Of Ages' Hollywood Premiere
The star studded cast of Rock of Ages took to the red carpet yesterday for the world premiere of the movie. The event was chuck full of A-listers including the likes of Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Russell Brand, Julianne Hough, Alec Baldwin, and many others.

We must say the guys attending seemed to dress on the casual side, some sporting jeans and scruffy beards. The gals on the other hand looked stunningly sexy. Malin Akerman, Julianne Hough, Catherine Zeta-Jones, as well as 80's pop star Debbie Gibson turned some heads. Check out out the photo gallery of the event and let us know ...
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Test Audience Didn't Like Cruise & Hough's 'Rock Of Ages' Lapdance

June 7th, 2012 9:51am EDT
Tom Cruise Rock of Ages
A sexy lapdance scene between Julianne Hough and Tom Cruise from "Rock Of Ages" movie was cut after female audience members reacted negatively to it during test screenings.

In one scene the blonde beauty, playing Sherrie Christian, had to grind up against Cruise, playing ageing rock star Stacee Jaxx.

During an interview on "Live! With Kelly" on Wednesday, Hough revealed, "I like to call it a musical lapdance where we're singing and dancing. It got cut 'cause apparently mothers didn't like Sherrie Christian after that...It was a little too hot and sexy and steamy."

The scene appeared to t...
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'Rock Of Ages' Cast And Crew Terrorized By Missing Monkey

June 1st, 2012 6:29pm EDT
Rock Of Ages
The cast and crew of upcoming movie musical Rock Of Ages had a scary reminder of just how dangerous wild apes can be when the primate which plays Tom Cruise's pet baboon dashed off during a crowd scene.

A set wide alert went out after the film's animal trainer lost sight of Mickey the monkey - and the handler wasted no time in letting everyone present know how dangerous the baboon could be.

Actress Julianne Hough explains, "He yelled, 'The monkey is loose, don't move or he'll maul your face'."

However, she reveals the tiny terror was quickly spotted and his trainer had a very unorthod...
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'Dancing With The Stars' Results: Maria Menounos' Top Scores Not Enough

May 16th, 2012 9:49am EDT
Maria Menounos Eliminated on DWTS
What a shocker! The semi-finals' results show brought some spectacular performances and a couple of big surprises. The night kicked off with a sexy encore samba by William and Cheryl, followed by an explosive high energy dance presentation by dance pros Tristan and Chelsie to Beyonce’s “End of Time.”

Award winning singer Alanis Morrisette also graced the ballroom floor with her performance of “Guardian” off of her new album Havoc and Bright Lights. And Carrie Underwood blew us away with “Good Girl,” followed by Mary J.Blige, Juilanne Hough and Diego Boneto rocking out to a medley from the...
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Sexy Women Heating Up The Silver Screen - 2012 Summer Edition

May 5th, 2012 11:00am EDT
Rock Of Ages
The summer block buster movie season is upon us and looks to be the most promising one in quite some time. 'The Avengers,' opened last night to much rave review, as it looks to possibly break a box office record this weekend. Soon to follow will be 'The Dark Knight Rises,' 'The Amazing Spider-man' and 'Battleship' just to name a few of the most anticipated movies of the 2012 summer.

In honor of this summer movie season, we wanted to showcase the sexy female stars that will be heating up the silver screen. Check out the list and ladies, don't forget to come back tomorrow for the men. Enjoy!...
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If He Couldn't Sing, Tom Cruise Had A Clause To Get Out Of 'Rock Of Ages'

April 27th, 2012 9:15am EDT
Rock of Ages
Tom Cruise only agreed to be part of the "Rock Of Ages" cast if he passed vocal tests.

The movie star plays outrageous rocker Stacee Jaxx in the upcoming movie musical, and director Adam Shankman reveals Cruise wanted to make sure he could hit the high notes before signing on.

The filmmaker admits the star had been begging him for a musical role for years - but when Shankman presented him with the idea to play Jaxx, Cruise wasn't immediately sold.

Shankman says, "I needed for one of my movies to clear a poster of Top Gun, so I called him (Cruise) to ask if he could clear it and he follow...
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Tom Cruise Sings Bon Jovi's 'Wanted Dead Or Alive' In New Trailer For 'Rock Of Ages' (Watch It!)

April 3rd, 2012 9:34pm EDT
Rock Of Ages
The new trailer for this summer's sure-to-be-hit musical Rock Of Ages, starring Tom Cruise, Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Russell Brand, Alec Baldwin and Mary J. Blige was released Tuesday, and if you look close enough (near the end) you can catch Cruise, as aging rocker Stacee Jaxx, belting out a few lines of Bon Jovi's classic "Wanted Dead Or Alive".

The film features the music of numerous 80s hair bands, including Def Leppard, Journey, Poison, and Warrant.

Check out the trailer below!

Will you be going to see Rock Of Ages at the movies this summer? Let us know below in the com...
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Diego Boneta To Receive CinemaCon Rising Star Of The Year Award

March 23rd, 2012 8:05am EDT
Diego Boneta
Young actor/singer Diego Boneta is tipped for greatness after he was named as the recipient of CinemaCon's Rising Star of 2012 Award.

The little-known Mexican TV star gained his big break in Hollywood last year after landing a lead role in the upcoming adaptation of stage musical Rock of Ages alongside Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Alec Baldwin.

Bosses at revered annual movie convention CinemaCon believe Boneta is one actor to watch and have named him their rising star of 2012.

CinemaCon General Managing Director Mitch Neuhauser says, "How exciting to think that Diego Boneta's ...
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The First 'Amazing Spider-Man' Trailer - Watch It!

February 7th, 2012 1:00pm EST
The Amazing Spider-Man
The first full-length trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man has been released. Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) juggles his newfound powers with his normal life - which includes girlfriend Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) and her father, the city's police chief who is out to capture a masked vigilante (Denis Leary).

The Amazing Spider-Man reboots the story, but it is to be seen how much of the film will describe Parker getting his powers. What is known is that the main villian will be The Lizard (Rhys Ifans).

The film joins a heavy Summer release schedule that includes The Avengers, Men in Black 3, S...
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Q&A: Porcelain Black Is One Naughty Naughty Rad Chick

January 19th, 2012 3:44pm EST
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Starpulse: Tell me about your single, Naughty Naughty.

Porcelain Black: It’s a fun dance song about being a bad girl.

Starpulse: Whose idea was it for the video? Where was it filmed?

Porcelain Black: That’s not the music video, the music video hasn’t been shot yet so that was just a viral video.

Starpulse: So there will be an actual video when the album comes out?

Porcelain Black: We’ll probably shoot the video for it in a couple of weeks.

Starpulse: When is the album coming out?

Porcelain Black: I’m not sure, I wrote a bunch but I decided I wanted to go back into the ...
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Julianne Hough Mimics Jennifer Aniston With Plunging Neckline Dress

October 25th, 2011 11:00am EDT
Julianne Hough
Julianne Hough attended the 15th Annual Hollywood Film Awards Gala at the Beverly Hilton hotel yesterday, and she showed off her fabulous dancer's figure in a gold dress with a plunging neckline.

Her dress reminded us of the one Jennifer Aniston wore last week - and they both look great despite their big age difference. Julianne is 23, while Jen is nearly twice her age at 42.

Julianne stars in the upcoming film "Rock of Ages" opposite Tom Cruise. In the film, two love-struck dreamers fall in love during the height of the hair-metal scene as they navigate the seedy world of drugs, mullet...
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Katy Perry & Russell Brand Celebrate Their One Year Anniversary

October 24th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
Russell Brand & Katy Perry first anniversary
Katy Perry and Russell Brand celebrated their one year wedding anniversary on Sunday. On Saturday, the couple enjoyed a romantic bike ride through New York City.

Many said it wouldn't last. And let's face it, many celebrity marriages fail. Over the spring and summer the rumor was their relationship was in trouble because they were rarely spotted together. The two denied they were splitting up.

Katy recently starred in "The Smurfs" and recently performed at the Rock in Rio concert in Brazil. Russell has several films in production including "Rock of Ages," "Drop Dead Fred" and "Lamb of G...
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Tom Cruise Took Care Of Julianne Hough On 'Rock Of Ages' Set

October 14th, 2011 5:30pm EDT
Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise helped to nurse his "Rock Of Ages" co-star Julianne Hough back to health after she injured herself during a dance scene.

The pair was filming an energetic routine when dancer-turned-actress Hough lost her footing and ended up in a heap on the floor, and she admits she had to pinch herself when she found Cruise helping her back to her feet.

She tells People magazine, "He took care of me on set. He was making sure I was OK, and I was like, 'Somebody cares about me, and it's Tom Cruise!'"

But the Hollywood actor wasn't the only co-star Hough bonded with - she now also cou...
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Mary J. Blige Wants To Collaborate With 'Rock' Star Tom Cruise

September 27th, 2011 3:46pm EDT
Mary J. Blige
R&B superstar Mary J. Blige would jump at the chance to hit the recording studio with Tom Cruise after witnessing the actor rock out in their upcoming movie musical Rock Of Ages.

The Mission: Impossible star portrays Stacee Jaxx in the big screen adaptation of the Broadway hit, and Blige admits she was left in awe of his stage presence onset.

She tells Eonline.com, "You guys are going to be blown away. He is insane... he became a rock star. He sang like one, he moved like one, he talked like one. He made us scream when he walked past us."

And Blige is eager to land the Hollywood icon ...
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Hacker Leaks Bikini Photos From Julianne Hough's Cell Phone

August 31st, 2011 8:16am EDT
Julianne Hough
Singer/actress Julianne Hough has become the latest celebrity to fall victim to phone hackers.

Private photos of the star have been published online after her cell phone was illegally accessed by an unknown perpetrator.

Fortunately Hough's collection of snaps were relatively tame and primarily contained images of her with boyfriend Ryan Seacrest, and photos of her on various film sets, including upcoming movies "Footloose" and "Rock of Ages."

The sauciest photo is a body shot of the toned actress in a revealing bikini.

"High School Musical's" Vanessa Hudgens, Miley Cyrus and Scarlett Jo...
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Def Leppard's Phil Collen Impressed With Tom Cruise's Rock Star Image

August 11th, 2011 9:45pm EDT
Phil Collen
Look out Joe Elliott! Def Leppard have their eyes on another frontman - Tom Cruise.

The band's guitarist Phil Collen recently visited the set of movie musical Rock Of Ages and tells VH1 the movie star is a bona-fide rock god in the film.

Cruise plays rocker Stacee Jaxx in the movie adaptation of the hit Broadway show - which features renditions of Def Leppard's "Pour Some Sugar on Me" and Bon Jovi's "Wanted Dead or Alive," among other rock classics - and Collen admits he was more than impressed with the actor's performing skills.

He says, "I was so impressed because he hadn't sung before...
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Malin Akerman Impressed With Tom Cruise's 'Surreal' Singing

July 21st, 2011 3:30pm EDT
Malin Akerman
Tom Cruise's singing skills have been given the thumbs-up by his Rock Of Ages co-star Malin Akerman, who is convinced the actor could "be an opera singer if he wanted to."

The Top Gun star will show off his musical prowess with a lead role in the upcoming movie adaptation of the hit Broadway show, and one scene sees him sing a duet with the Watchmen actress.

Akerman has now opened up about working with Cruise on the movie-musical, which is currently shooting in Florida, revealing his voice is so powerful; he could be a successful opera star.

She tells E! Online, "It's kind of surreal, ...
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Tom Cruise To Record An Album?

July 15th, 2011 9:33am EDT
Tom Cruise
Shooting upcoming movie musical "Rock Of Ages" has given Tom Cruise a taste for the rock star lifestyle.

He explained, "I've always loved music but there's nothing like doing something yourself for giving you a greater appreciation for the art form. I like trying different things. Maybe I'll record my own album. Go in the studio, go on the road."

In the film, two love-struck dreamers fall in love during the height of the hair-metal scene as they navigate the seedy world of drugs, mullets, and stripping while at a club on the Sunset Strip.
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