‘Behind the Candelabra’ Set Photo with Matt Damon and Michael Douglas

Steven Soderbergh is directing this HBO TV movie about the life of famed Las Vegas performer Liberace, and his romance with Scott Thorson.

Production is currently under way on Behind the Candelabra, the HBO Films TV movie starring Michael Douglas as the famed singer Liberace, and Matt Damon as his lover, Scott Thorson. Today we have the first photo from the set, featuring both actors in 1970s costumes, during a scene where their characters are shopping for a new car. Check out this first look at the upcoming biopic.

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Steven Soderbergh is directing Behind the Candelabra from a screenplay by Richard LaGravenese. The story follows Liberace's relationship with Scott Thorson, that lasted from 1977 to 1982. Liberace consistently denied allegations that he was homosexual throughout his career. He died of AIDS in 1987.

Behind the Candelabra was released May 26th, 2013 and stars Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Rob Lowe, Dan Aykroyd, Scott Bakula, Debbie Reynolds, Boyd Holbrook, Cheyenne Jackson. The film is directed by Steven Soderbergh.

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Comments (11)

  1. CelluloidDreams

    Very Open to this!!!

    3 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  2. Dan

    I'm a little surprised Soderbergh isn't gay himself.

    3 years agoby @dan1Flag

  3. Richard Choffe

    Shirtless Matt adore,
    Twirl your bike helmet for bull,
    Whirl your red silk shirt,
    Poolside by moonlight, ballet,
    Lee key-dance Malaguena.

    3 years agoby @Richard-ChoffeFlag

  4. Richard Choffe

    Be my Maestro Lee,
    Passion more seen, soul more heard,
    Play Liberace,
    Piano's rosetta stone,
    Maestro music is that way.

    3 years agoby @Richard-ChoffeFlag

  5. renodc

    Wow, the entertainment industry is just going to ram gay down our throats until we like it.

    3 years agoby @renodcFlag

  6. thedude-abides

    Retire already

    3 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag


    @bawnian-dexeus He kind of does...

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  8. skywise

    Soderbergh is hit or miss but when he hits he hits hard. I wil definatly be checking this out.

    3 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  9. Rufio

    will not be watching this one. not even if it wins every award the arts can throw at them.

    3 years agoby @rufioFlag

  10. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Not gonna lie. He looks like a woman

    3 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

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