‘Rock of Ages’ Adds Paul Giamatti

The versatile actor will portray the manager of Tom Cruise’s Stacee Jaxx in Adam Shankman’s rock musical.

Paul Giamatti signs on to Rock of Ages
Paul Giamatti signs on to Rock of Ages
Paul Giamatti is the latest to join the all-star cast of the Warner Bros. musical Rock of Ages.

The actor will play the manager of Tom Cruise's rock star character, Stacee Jaxx. We reported earlier today that Amy Adams is being sought for the role of a journalist who has a fling with Stacee Jaxx.

Adam Shankman is directing Rock of Ages from a screenplay by Chris D'Arienzo, who adatpted his own stage musical. Production will start on May 19 in Florida.

Testing will take place this weekend in Los Angeles for the role of Drew Boley, a rock guitarist who falls for Stacie Christian (Julianne Hough). You can Click Here! for more details on that casting call.

Rock of Ages was released June 15th, 2012 and stars Diego Boneta, Dakota Sage Grant, Julianne Hough, Tom Cruise, Matt Sullivan, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Erica Frene. The film is directed by Adam Shankman.

Sources: Deadline

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Comments (4)

  1. ZanyZap

    And many probably disagree, but I think Cruise is great always fun to watch.

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  2. ZanyZap

    I'm fan of Giamatti. He rarely disappoints.

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  3. skywise

    strange cast.

    4 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  4. CelluloidDreams

    Paul Giamatti in a musical.... Hmmm Ok ..... I'm open!

    4 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

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