BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
One former American Idol contestant, Constantine Maroulis, has already moved on from that show to even bigger fame as Drew Boley in Rock of Ages. Now with that Broadway show moving over to film, it might be time for another one to do it
Heíll play Dennis, the club owner currently being portrayed on Broadway by Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider. Just another reason to get excited for one of the more over the top productions weíve seen in awhile
No, Baldwin doesn't exactly jump to mind when you think "rock and roll," but with Mary J. Blige and Tom Cruise also considering roles, they're going in a lot of different directions with the casting for this one
Adam Shankman, who brought another musical to life with 2008's Hairspray, is set to direct the film, with original stage writer Chris D'Arienze on board as a co-writer
The Broadway musical on which Rock will be based is built around classic glam metal hits of the 80s, including Asia. You know how you know youíre gay? Because youíre going to be in a musical which uses music from Asia
There were hopes of having the cast tackle the music of the late 60s, getting Link Larkin (Zac Efron) to dabble in some drugs, even Edna (Travolta) dropping some pounds after getting hooked on diet pills. But forget that all now because the movie isnít happening, plain and simple.
New Line is working on a sequel to the teen comedy-- kind of. Producers Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot and Jill Messick are teaming up for the film Mean Moms, which won't feature Regina George or girls wearing pink on Wednesday
The Times also reports that Shankman has walked away from a somewhat dormant project, Bob the Musical, in order to prove to Disney how serious he is about the Oz preque
82nd Academy Awards telecast producer Adam Shankman took to Twitter tonight to address the concerns, outrage, and flat out irritation caused by his often bizarre, occasionally infuriating Oscar broadcast. Letís take those concerns one by one
In a few weeks Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin will take the stage in Hollywood to host the 2010 Academy Awards. But they werenít the first choice of the showís producers. Adam Shankman and Bill Mechanic were looking to shake things up this year
Most surprising of all? They really did want Tina Fey to host it, and Baldwin might have been a second choice to be paired with Martin. Shankman explains, "It wasnít that she turned us down but her work schedule right in that time
If Bill Condon, the producer of last year's Oscar ceremony, is the king of glitzy old-school musicals like Chicago and Dreamgirls, Adam Shankman is king of the new-school, having directed Hairspray
Adam Shankman pulled off something pretty amazing with Hairspray, turning a poppy, extremely silly Broadway musical into a movie that maintained every bit of the fun and energy. Could he do the same not with pudgy teens, but stringy-haired rock stars?