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Katie Holmes Hosts Surprise Party For Tom

Katie Holmes threw husband Tom Cruise a surprise 49th birthday party on Saturday (02.07.11).The 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark' actress arranged the secret bash at the Soho House in Miami, where the 'Mission Impossible' star...

Tom Cruise Toned And Hairy In New Rock Of Ages Publicity Shot

A picture of a long-haired, shirtless Tom Cruise performing Def Leppard's Pour Some Sugar On Me have been posted online by Rock Of Ages director Adam Shankman.The photo is the first publicity shot for the...

Catherine Zeta Jones To Play Music Hating Villain

Catherine Zeta Jones, the Welsh actress and star of 'Chicago', is set to play a "music-hating villain" in the forthcoming movie 'Rock of Ages', according to the Hollywood Reporter. Catherine Zeta Jones is in final...

Catherine Zeta-jones Joins Rock Of Ages

Catherine Zeta-Jones has been cast as a villainous "arch conservative" in 'Rock of Ages'. The Welsh actress - who recently underwent treatment for Bipolar II disorder, also known as manic depression - will play an...

Russell Brand For Lonny Role In Rock Of Ages

Russell Brand will play narrator Lonny in 'Rock of Ages'. The movie's director Adam Shankman - who has already cast Tom Cruise and Mary J. Blige in the forthcoming musical - announced on twitter the...

Maroulis Was Too Old To Play Rock Of Ages Film Hero

Moviemaker Adam Shankman has confirmed reports Mexican actor Diego Boneta will lead the cast in his movie adaptation of stageshow Rock Of Ages, insisting he wanted a 23 year old to play a 23 year...

Amy Adams For Rock Of Ages?

Amy Adams is in negotiations to join 'Rock of Ages'. The flame-haired actress - who won her third Oscar nomination for her part in 2010 movie 'The Fighter' - is being courted by director Adam...

Open Auditions Set For Rock Of Ages Role

Director Adam Shankman is holding open auditions to find a fresh face to romance Julianne Hough in new movie musical Rock Of Ages.The big screen adaptation of the Broadway show already boasts a star-studded cast,...

Lance Bass Hosted All Night Theatre Extravaganza

Lance Bass hosted the '24 Hour Hollywood Rush', the first all-night theatre extravaganza of its kind on 20th February 2011.Lance Bass, the American pop singer who rose to fame as a member of boy band...

Tom Cruise Will Be A 'Rock God'

Tom Cruise is going to be a "rock 'n' roll god" in new movie 'Rock of Ages'.The 48-year-old actor has signed up to play ageing musician Stacee Jaxx in the big screen adaption of the...

Anne Hathaway To Join Cruise In Rock Of Ages?

Anne Hathaway is set to star alongside Tom Cruise in 'Rock of Ages'.Director Adam Shankman is said to be interested in casting the 28-year-old actress in the big screen adaptation of the musical, which is...

Russell Brand For Rock Musical

Russell Brand is set to star in 'Rock of Ages'.The British comedian is in talks to appear in the film, which will be adapted from the '80s hair rock-fuelled musical, to take on the role...

Gwyneth Paltrow Offered Rock Of Ages Role

Gwyneth Paltrow has been offered a role in the movie version of Broadway musical 'Rock of Ages'. The 'Country Song' actress confessed she has received a script from director Adam Shankman and could be taking...

Mary J. Blige To Join Rock Of Ages?

Mary J. Blige is in talks to join the cast of 'Rock of Ages'. The 'No More Drama' singer may star alongside Tom Cruise - who is also in negotiations to work on the film...

Tom Cruise Set For Rock Of Ages?

Tom Cruise is being lined up for a part in 'Rock of Ages'.The Hollywood superstar has been offered a supporting role in the movie version of the hit Broadway musical, although he is yet to...

Eva Mendes To Receive Variety Honour

Eva Mendes, Jennifer Garner and Katie Holmes are among the guests at this year's Variety Power of Women luncheon.The trio of stars are among the Lifetime Impact Honourees at the second annual event which recognises...

Stars To Judge Cinderella Search

NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, KARA DIOGUARDI and HAIRSPRAY director ADAM SHANKMAN are teaming up to find a new CINDERELLA in California's shopping malls.The producers of hit shows Footloose and The Wedding Singer have teamed up with...

Cohen Lands Oscars Role After All

Oscars producers ADAM SHANKMAN and BILL MECHANIC have landed their man - the outrageous funnyman they considered as host has agreed to be a part of the Academy Awards on Sunday (07Mar10).Academy bosses balked at...

Baron Cohen Was Oscar Bosses' First Choice To Host

Outrageous funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN was first-time Oscars producers BILL MECHANIC and ADAM SHANKMAN's first choice to host the 2010 Academy Awards.The movie moguls eventually agreed that Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin should co-host the...

Shankman Names Hairspray Pal Oscars Music Director

HAIRSPRAY collaborators ADAM SHANKMAN and MARC SHAIMAN are to team up again at the Oscars.First-time Academy Awards co-producer Shankman has named composer/arranger Shaiman as the music director for the 82nd Oscars in March (10). Shaiman...

Mechanic & Shankman Land Oscars' Top Job

Movie moguls BILL MECHANIC and ADAM SHANKMAN have been given the task of producing the 2010 Oscars.The honour is extra special for director Shankman, who once performed at the Academy Awards - as a dancer....

Shankman Rocks Out With Rock Of Ages: The Movie

Actor TOBEY MAGUIRE and filmmaker ADAM SHANKMAN are teaming up to adapt Broadway musical ROCK OF AGES for the big screen.Shankman, who transformed the stage production of Hairspray into a Hollywood movie musical in 2007,...

Holmes Launches Dance Scholarship

KATIE HOLMES has teamed up with HAIRSPRAY director ADAM SHANKMAN and reality TV guru NIGEL LYTHGOE to launch a dance scholarship fund.The Hollywood actress, who is set to appear on Lythgoe's U.S. show So You...

Spice Girls Land All-star Choreographer

The SPICE GIRLS have hired choreographer to the stars ADAM SHANKMAN to help make their comeback tour a spectacular affair. Victoria Beckham - Posh Spice - reportedly used her newfound Los Angeles connections to recruit...

Shankman Tricked Hairspray Cast

HAIRSPRAY director ADAM SHANKMAN is a mean practical joker, according to the movie's star NIKKI BLONSKY. Blonsky, who plays tubby Tracy Turnblad in the musical, admits Shankman would often play tricks on the movie's cast...

Shankman Unsure About Wicked Movie

HAIRSPRAY director ADAM SHANKMAN has ruled himself out of bringing the musical sequel to THE WIZARD OF OZ to the big screen - because he's not convinced it will translate well from the stage. The...

Travolta's Hairspray Reservations

Actor JOHN TRAVOLTA nearly turned down the role of overweight mother EDNA TURNBLAD in new movie HAIRSPRAY - but director ADAM SHANKMAN's passion for the film persuaded him to accept. The actor worried the new...

Shankman: 'Blonskey Tricked Me Into Giving Her Lead Role'

NIKKI BLONSKEY tricked director ADAM SHANKMAN into giving her the lead role in the musical HAIRSPRAY after embellishing on her dancing skills. The actress plays Tracy Turnblad in the musical adaptation of the John Waters...

Shankman Passed On Efron For Hairspray

Actor ZAC EFRON was only cast in HAIRSPRAY after director ADAM SHANKMAN's sister begged him to put the rising star in the movie. Shankman was determined not to cast the High School Musical star in...

Shankman Blasts Proposed Hairspray Boycott

LATEST: HAIRSPRAY director ADAM SHANKMAN has hit back at a journalist who is proposing a boycott of the film because its star JOHN TRAVOLTA has "no business" playing an iconic gay character. The Saturday Night...

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