LIVE BLOG! — ‘Rock Of Ages’ U.S. Red Carpet Premiere UPDATED 06/11/12

'Rock Of Ages' U.S. Movie Premiere Live Blogging Coverage!

'Rock Of Ages' U.S. Movie Premiere Live Blogging Coverage!


It’s time to get your glam on! After months of speculation and trailers and teaser clips, not to mention the poster and soundtrack releases, the big-hair moment is finally here: The US premiere of Rock of Ages. And we’re on the red carpet at Grauman’s Chinese Theatres in Hollywood  to bring you live updates, pictures and videos. So don’t miss Tom, Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Russell Brand, Paul Giamatti, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Malin Akerman, Mary J. Blige, Alec Baldwin and director Adam Shankman.

AND . . . If you sent Tom a Rock of Ages/Stacee Jaxx question through his blog, stay tuned to see if it makes the red carpet.

Then starting at 8:45 PST catch the Warner Bros. red-carpet stream at, which will include all the stars as well as live performances from Def Leppard and Poison. We’ve got a full night of Rock of Ages  rambunctiousness for you!

So sit back, relax and follow us on this journey into the GLAM!


 4:57 pm PST: We’re here! The crowds are forming, the sun is out, and it’s the perfect evening for a premiere. Better yet, we’re right on the red carpet, which happens to be black!  We did find this bit of history: Tom’s imprint in the forecourt of the Grauman’s Chinese theatre. So, stay with us as we add pictures and videos and monitor your comments and tweets!
tom cruise imprint Grauman's Chinese Theatre


5:09 pm PST:  Things are heating up on the black carpet. E! Online and Entertainment Weekly are running through their warm ups, stars are arriving off in the distance and rumor has it that Tom has arrived early to meet the fans!

 5:12 pm  PST: Twitter is rocking’ with comments!   Bret Michaels from Poison is promoting the band’s gig later tonight and Alec Baldwin had this to say about introducing the world to his singing side: : “Lord help me…”

5:20 pm PST:  Those rumors of Tom arriving early were true!  Here’s the first video of Tom greeting the fans!

5:25 pm PST: Just picked this up off Twitter from director Adam Shankman. He’s working overtime to get the word out!

5:40 pm PST: Check out this  great shot from the quickly filling up Hollywood BLVD! It’s getting crazy here, in the best hard rocking’ way, of course;)

 5:50 pm PST:   Sherrie Christian is about to arrive! That’s Julianne Hough to us.  This is straight from Twitter:

 5:57 pm PST:  

6:00 pm PST: The stars are arriving in droves now, greeting fans, posing for pictures and  answering questions.

6:05  pm PST: We’re only moments before the stars hit the carpet in force. Here’s the calm before the storm.


6:10 pm PST:: Tom posing with fans. It’s hot but he’s here early anyway.

6:15 pm PST: Adam Anders, the guy who produced the movie soundtrack and took a hands-on role in helping turn Tom into a bonafide rocker!

6:20 pm PST:  EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Musical Director Adam Anders talks to about the differences between working on Glee and Rock of Ages…

6:25 pm PST:  Julianne Hough talks shop with “Extra”. Check out the yellow dress!

6:30 pm PST: EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Def Leppard show up to Pour Some Sugar On it! First, Joe Elliot takes questions from and tells what it was like to see Tom sing ‘Pour Some Sugar On Me”, and then drummer Rick Allen and Guitarist Phil Colin talk to Rolling Stone. (Poor audio quality, our apologies).

6:45 pm PST:  Diego Boneta and Adam Shankman rock the black carpet! All the stars are in the house now!

 6:55 pm PST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones hits the glam pose on the black carpet as only she can!

7:00 pm PST:  The Rock of Ages Facebook page scored this cool shot of Tom with a fan.

7:06 pm PST:  Mia Michaels, Diego Boneta and Adam Shankman just stopped by, and the TC Team was  getting some glam gold from Poison’s Bret Michaels. Julianne Hough and Catherine Zeta-Jones are coming up the carpet!

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Mia Michaels talks about how she went about the Rock of Ages approach to choreography wherein she merged 80′s zeitgeist with 2012 dance moves…

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Diego Boneta talks about his favorite on-set moment…

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Adam Shankman talks about his path to directing Rock of Ages, and gives us a clue regarding his Rock Of Ages cameo!

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Poison’s Bret Michaels talks about how Tom did a great job of blending Michaels and Axl Rose to create an original rocker.

7:10 pm PST : Check it out. Diego Boneta, Julianne Hough and Tom Cruise in a great pose. Glam times 10!

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Incredibly talented Catherine Zeta-Jones talks about the early days of shooting Rock Of Ages…

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Beautiful Julianne Hough talks about what it’s like to be on the red(black;) carpet and work with Tom in Rock of Ages…

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO AND TOMCRUISE.COM FAN QUESTION ANSWER! Tom talks about his favorite songs to sing in Rock of Ages, says hello to the Japanese fans, and answers fan @Rainnne‘s question about which song was the hardest song to sing as Stacee Jaxx…

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Tom talks to and Rolling Stone about research for the ‘Stacee Jaxx” role…

  7:30PM - That’s a wrap — for now. All the glam has gone into the premiere, but we have loads of pictures and videos to add to this blog over the next few hours and even days. Don’t miss our exclusive interview with Tom Cruise! Keep checking. More very soon!

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