Tom Cruise and family took in Rock of Ages, the hit Broadway musical now playing in Los Angeles, while taking the weekend off from shooting Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. The show – based on a community of rockers unknown, famous and infamous and filled with music from the Sunset Strip heyday of the 1980s – is in the process of getting adapted into a movie.
Check out the picture featuring Tom and Constantine Maroulis, the Rock of Ages Los Angeles leading man and former American Idol contestant, from the weekend show:
Director Adam Shankman, famed for the musical Hairspray, is set to helm the Rock of Ages movie. In the video clip above with Access Hollywood, he talks about his desire to have Tom join the cast of the upcoming musical film.
Tom Cruise singing ’80s rock hits! Wow!!
Rock of Ages originated in Los Angeles before heading to the bright lights of Broadway. It returned home to City of Angels to run concurrently with the New York production. The musical also have been staged internationally with a run in Toronto, Canada and an upcoming production in Melbourne, Australia.
Are you a fan of musicals? What about rock ‘n’ roll from the 1980s? Are you looking forward to the Rock of Ages movie? Let us know in the comments section!