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"Rock of Ages" (2012) is a movie directed by Adam Shankman ("Hairspray") that is an adaptation of the smash hit Broadway musical of the same name.

The movie tells the story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew, who meet on the Sunset Strip while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. Their rock 'n' roll romance is told through the heart-pounding hits of Def Leppard, Foreigner, Journey, Poison, REO Speedwagon, Twisted Sister and more.

The movie musical stars Julianne Hough ("Burlesque"), with actor/singer Diego Boneta in his feature film debut, Russell Brand ("Arthur," "Get Him to the Greek"), Oscar nominee Paul Giamatti ("Cinderella Man"), Academy Award winner Catherine Zeta-Jones ("Chicago"), Malin Akerman ("The Proposal") and R&B queen Mary J. Blige, with Oscar nominee Alec Baldwin ("The Cooler," TV's "30 Rock"), and Oscar nominee Tom Cruise ("Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol," "Magnolia," "Jerry Maguire") as Stacee Jaxx.

"Rock of Ages" is produced by Corner Store Entertainment in association with Material Pictures and Offspring Entertainment. Shankman directs the movie from a screenplay by Justin Theroux and Chris D'Arienzo and Allan Loeb, based on D'Arienzo's musical of the same name. The film is produced by Matthew Weaver, Scott Prisand, Carl Levin, Tobey Maguire, Garrett Grant and Jennifer Gibgot, with Toby Emmerich, Richard Brener, Michael Disco, Samuel J. Brown, Hillary Butorac Weaver, Janet Billig Rich, Shankman and D'Arienzo serving as executive producers.

Rounding out the creative team are director of photography Bojan Bazelli ("Hairspray"), production designer Jon Hutman ("It's Complicated"), editor Emma E. Hickox ("A Walk to Remember"), Oscar-nominated costume designer Rita Ryack ("How the Grinch Stole Christmas," "Hairspray"), Grammy-nominated music supervisor Matt Sullivan ("Dreamgirls," "Nine"), and Emmy Award-winning choreographer Mia Michaels ("So You Think You Can Dance"). The original score is by executive music producer Adam Anders and Peer Astrom ("Glee").


Genre: Musical
Runtime: 123 mins.
Release Date: June 15, 2012
Distributor: New Line Cinema
Co-Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
Production Companies:
Corner Store Entertainment
Material Pictures
Offspring Entertainment
Maguire Entertainment

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