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From Stage to Screen: Recent Films Based on Musicals

With Rock of Ages opening on Friday, I got to thinking about some of the more recent movie adaptations of musicals - those from 1980 on (sorry, Grease). Though there are purists who will always prefer Broadway, a lot of shows have inspired entertaining, sometimes even award-worthy, movies, like Hairspray, Chicago, and Dreamgirls. Click through to see all the movies and let us know if we fo
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Catherine Zeta-Jones to play 'Rock of Ages' villain

Entertainment : The Marquee Blog (4 years ago)

She won an Oscar for "Chicago" and now Catherine Zeta-Jones is tuning up for another movie musical. The actress has just been cast as a villain in the upcoming film adaptation of Broadway's "Rock of Ages." Zeta-Jones will play the L... Read Post

Alec Baldwin confirmed for 'Rock of Ages' movie

Entertainment : The Marquee Blog (4 years ago)

It's official: Alec Baldwin is going from "30 Rock" to "Rock of Ages." Director Adam Shankman has confirmed that Baldwin is the latest person on board for the big-screen adaptation of the popular Broadway musical. "So, based on info... Read Post

Tom Cruise takes the stage in 'Rock of Ages' trailer

Entertainment : The Marquee Blog (3 years ago)

Tom Cruise is ready to rock out with his...shirt off, if the trailer for summer song-and-dance movie "Rock of Ages" is any indication. The 49-year-old actor stars in Adam Shankman's adaptation of the Broadway musical as the tattooed... Read Post

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