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Julianne Hough: 'Rock of Ages' Movie with Tom Cruise!

Julianne Hough: 'Rock of Ages' Movie with Tom Cruise!

Julianne Hough is set to star in the film adaptation of the musical Rock of Ages opposite Tom Cruise, according to THR.

The 22-year-old entertainer will play Sherrie, a small town girl who rejects Tom‘s rock star character and ends up as a stripper.

Director Adam Shankman called Julianne‘s audition “nothing short of a miracle. It was a star-is-born moment,” he said.

Mary J. Blige is also on board for the project with Alec Baldwin and Russell Brand in talks for roles.

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  • zaraaaa

    she’s lucky she has r yan seacrest as her boyfriend

  • i n f a m o u s l y c o o l

    …Cool. Lucky girl.

  • http://J.com Kaz simply Amaazingg!!!!!!!!

    What lucky girl?? Are yo stubid?

  • http://J.com Kaz simply Amaazingg!!!!!!!!

    With gay ???why ?? I she have boyfrined gay ryan s,why she go with 2 gay rot

  • http://J.com Kaz simply Amaazingg!!!!!!!!

    I mean she have boyfrind gay rot

  • lulu

    she’s hot and talented

  • http://Tj Sligo lambert ^___^ cute

    Now she dont have work

  • http://Tj Sligo lambert ^___^ cute

    Old man here?

  • http://Tj Sligo lambert ^___^ cute

    :dragon:

  • Sari

    she has so much bearding practice with brother, ryan, etc. – perfect.

  • Beating a dead horse

    Don’ tlikeTom’s crazyness, but this movie is a bad idea. the musical movie is out. If briefly came in and ended quickly.
    Bad idea here tommy boy still trying to strike fire with movies like used too. Misson Impossbile will do well. High adventure,special effects,etc.

  • Beating a dead horse

    Don’ tlikeTom’s crazyness, but this movie is a bad idea. the musical movie is out. If briefly came in and ended quickly.
    Bad idea here tommy boy still trying to strike fire with movies like used too. Misson Impossbile will do well. High adventure,special effects,etc.

  • Joy McBride

    Will you people get over the gay crap!!!! Ryan and Derek are not gay!!!! Julianne would never be a beard for anyone! She does not need Ryans help to get staring roles in movies either, she is probably the most talented 22 yr old on the planet.

  • Dubya Bush

    I actually saw this musical and it was god awful! I can’t believe their making it a movie, lol

  • finley

    Tom as Rock Star? …….bwahahahahahahahahahahahaha

  • jillyro

    Does this role call for a middle-age man, because Tom trying to
    woo Julianna, a girl have his age, old enough to his daughter is just ew!! Tom lost so much weight for Mission Imp. that he is showing his age in the face, looks drawn and haggard. I cringe thinking of Tom singing, not sure why, but it screams of trying too hard.

  • peggy

    I have to be honest I’m already tired of Julianne Hough

  • Michelle

    Who the heck is she?

  • A man

    @Peggy Men love Julianne because 1: obviously beauty 2: She knows how to move 3: She can act 4 Great personality 5 Family bond as seen on DWTS, interviews and how she and her bro cheered on each other say a lot about both her and Derek. I can understand why other women would be jealous of her.Especially with the sexy role she had in Burlesque.And her Singing Career isn’t too bad either. Jealousy makes us look bad so don’t hate.

  • LB

    I actually saw the musical in NYC a couple of years ago and it was great but part of the attraction is seeing it live. As much as I enjoyed it, I don’t think making it a film is a good idea. They should leave well enough alone and Tom Cruise playing Stacee Jaxx is a horrible idea!! WTF???

  • peggy

    @A man:

    Typical sexist male reaction if your a woman and your tired of someone you must be jealous. Stop being a stereotype

    I’m not even remotely jealous I’m tired of her she’s everywhere lately. I have a few actors I’m just as tired of.

    You don’t have to be jealous to be tired of someone I’m not tired of Natalie Portman or Mila Kunis, Nicole Kidman, Amy Adams etc each far more talented that Julianne and just as beautiful.

  • Emilie

    Um what the heck? This whole movie has been TC’s idea to create the movie adaptation, produce and star in it to pander to his own egotistical desires. He is not 30 anymore, and he can’t pass for it with an expensive hair and makeup crew. Someone younger is needed if they are going to even think about it without it being a massive flop. That guy from Coyote Ugly would be a good pic. I know it’s an older movie now but he’s a singer and a dancer naturally and he’s a cutie as well!

    I loved the musical I saw it at Pantages and really hope they don’t stuff it up. If Julianne can do it then fine, but the chick who was on the stage playing Cherie was GORGEOUS and maybe they should just get her???

  • Joy McBride

    @peggy: None of your above mentioned actresses are any more talented than Julianne, they have been in more movies but Julianne is just getting started, you just wait Julianne will outshine them, its just a matter of time. And none of them are world class dancers or Billboard chart topping singers either.

  • Carol

    I can see her in the role, but Tom Cruise – isn’t he a bit old for this role?

  • maria

    F*CK Shankman

  • maria

    People, learn how to write and spell. Your grammar is terrible.

  • Kelly

    The musical was great, I loved it. I dont think it’s a good idea to adapt it into a film because it will probably ruin it. Julianne is talented but the original Sherrie is a better fit for the role. Tom is way too old for Stacee Jaxx. Russell Brand might be alright, but not the best. This should have stayed as a musical on stage. The big screen will turn it into a joke.

  • stayinganonymous4ever

    she’s a very beautiful girl–no doubt. thing is (how should I say this?), she is in a hurry to be a triple threat (not that there is anything wrong with it). while she is a decent singer (as an actress, she is ok), I am confused at what exactly does she want to be known for. I’m not saying that it’s easy to have a top country album or win consecutively in a competition where you choreograph and teach people who can’t dance, but she could have at least established herself in one field a little longer. and with a girl who has the potential, she’s expecting something that she *can or can not* deliver. It’s like nicole s, trying to be everything… for what??? to prove to everyone that you have dominated everything? I can’t understand beautiful actresses or entertainers like these. i’m looking at actresses like haylee steinfeld or jennifer lawrence (cross fingers that they don’t end up “proving” themselves and having albums which you don’t get) and they are actresses. may not be box office queens but there is more to acting than just being popular. I was a fan of her on DWTS and her music too. With everything I said, I know I’m no one, just…. more power to her.

  • stayinganonymous4ever

    @peggy: “tired” maybe the right word for it–but it’s more of the media’s fascination with her and girls like her. i am aware that i am wasting my time and energy doing this, but they (media) make an issue out of everything and these “stars” succumb to it like it’s opportunity. In the end, the celebrity makes a comment, creating an issue or a controversy out of it. I wish the media would just let them grow and let them breathe. Of course, part of it is that the celebrity *has* to react to it for publicity. But hey, what do i know?? You had guts to say what you said!

  • maria
  • maria

    There’s a petition on facebook to have Constantine in the ROA movie. Go vote.

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