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According to "Rock of Ages" director Adam Shankman, without Tom Cruise's portrayal of Les Grossman in "Tropic Thunder," the actor may have never been offered the role of veteran rocker Stacee Jaxx.
That's somewhat surprising, considering how invested Cruise seem in the film, an adaptation of the popular Broadway musical about a small-town girl (Julianne Hough), her barback boyfriend (Diego Boneta) and the denizens of the Sunset Strip club, The Bourbon Room.
Here, Shankman takes us through the process of casting Cruise as well as how he brought the musical production of "Rock of Ages" to your local movie theater (something he also did with the musical version of "Hairspray").
He also explains why Paul Giamatti wound up with a face full of baboon ass.