Tom Cruise to Play Headbanger

By: Jackson Lourd
2.6.2011

Tom Cruise, forever associated with '80s films such as Risky Business and Top Gun, may return to the decade that brought him fame by starring in the musical Rock of Ages. The show received a Tony award nomination for best musical and Stacee Jaxx, the womanizing rocker Cruise is sought to play, sings Bon Jovi’s “Wanted Dead or Alive” and is a part of other numbers including “I Wanna Know What Love Is.” Hairspray's Adam Shankman is set to direct a cast that includes Alec Baldwin and Russell Brand, and possibly Anne Hathaway.

TomCruise Tom Cruise, forever associated with '80s films such as Risky Business and Top Gun, may return to the decade that brought him fame by starring in the musical Rock of Ages. The show received a Tony award nomination for best musical and Stacee Jaxx, the womanizing rocker Cruise is sought to play, sings Bon Jovi’s “Wanted Dead or Alive” and is a part of other numbers including “I Wanna Know What Love Is.” Hairspray's Adam Shankman is set to direct a cast that includes Alec Baldwin and Russell Brand, and possibly Anne Hathaway.

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