Adam Shankman Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th October 2013

Fact: Zac Efron reunited with his Hairspray co-stars Brittany Snow and Julianne Hough, and director Adam Shankman in Los Angeles on Thursday (10Oct13), when they enjoyed an early Halloween trip to the Griffith Park Haunted Hayride. Hough's brother, Derek, also joined the group and shared a photo of the old pals online, alongside the caption, "Great time last night with great friends." The night out marked Efron's first in L.A. since news of his recent rehab stint became public.

22nd May 2012

Tweet: "Marvel Comics has their first gay super hero, Northstar, getting engayged to bf, Kyle! Today, I feel like a superhero!!!" Moviemaker Adam Shankman is thrilled about The X-Men's new storyline.

13th March 2012

Tweet: "Working on my nbc pilot #happyvalley, & mena suvari has the most beautiful skin ever. I want 2 rip it off her and put it on mine. Kinda." Director Adam Shankman is stunned by his leading lady's skin.

9th February 2012

Tweet: "Major #rockofagesmovie update: Guns and Roses gave us permission, and now adding Paradise City to movie and soundtrack! It just gets better!" Rock Of Ages director Adam Shankman shares big news with his followers.

2nd February 2012

Tweet: "Almost 3 weeks since I've had dairy, red meat, wheat, gluten, sugar, alcohol, or caffeine. Lost 15 lbs, & lost my mind." Moviemaker Adam Shankman celebrates his new healthy outlook.

6th January 2012

Tweet: "Yeehaw! Just got the final word: we got a guns and roses song for #rockofages. Recording in a month. How sick for the soundtrack!" Moviemaker Adam Shankman has landed a Guns N' Roses song for the soundtrack of his Tom Cruise musical Rock of Ages.

6th July 2011

Tweet: "Oh yea baby, Brett Michaels coming to set to watch some I Wanna Know What Love Is filming today! Between him, lita ford, and def leppard, I'm in 80s rock heaven." Rock Of Ages director Adam Shankman welcomes stars to the set of the film.

1st July 2011

Quote: "I promise: Tom is brilliant in this movie. The hardest working actor I've ever worked with. You'll be blown away." Rock Of Ages director Adam Shankman is impressed with his leading man, Tom Cruise.

1st July 2011

Tweet: "I'm a little Jewish kid who grew up confused and kind of misbehaved. Now I'm directing a tom cruise movie. I feel so lucky and grateful." Rock Of Ages director Adam Shankman can't believe his luck.

22nd February 2011

Quote: "I think we're going to see him, every drop, the rock 'n' roll god! I'm very excited. He's so committed to doing it. He's pouring himself in this part in a way I've never had an actor do." Director Adam Shankman is delighted Tom Cruise has signed up for the movie adaptation of stage musical ROCK OF AGES.

8th March 2010

Quote: "I told Jeff, 'We're not gonna turn the mic off on you, just make it about something, dude. Don't laundry list.'" Oscars producer Adam Shankman warned Jeff Bridges to be relevant if he wins an Academy Award.

27th February 2010

Fact: Rocker Joel Madden has been called on to entertain guests at the Academy Awards as the house DJ at next month's (07Mar10) ceremony. The Good Charlotte star was invited by show producer and pal Adam Shankman to provide the Oscars with a "party atmosphere".

14th January 2008

Quote: "You have no idea how many tuxedos I have to return right now. It's a disaster." HAIRSPRAY director Adam Shankman jokes about the cancellation of the Golden Globe Awards.

16th July 2007

Quote: "I said 'No one has played a person of the opposite sex all the way through a movie other than Linda Hunt in The Year of Living Dangerously, and she got an Oscar.' I think he liked that bit." Director Adam Shankman reveals the persuasive techniques needed to secure John Travolta in the cross dressing role of EDNA in HAIRSPRAY.

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