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Alec Baldwin joins Rock of Ages

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Story by Jack Foley

ALEC Baldwin is the latest star to join the cast of Adam Shankman’s Rock of Ages.

The director announced the casting coup via Twitter on Friday, when he Tweeted: “Based on info I got today, I’m gonna confirm Alec Baldwin as Dennis in Rock Of Ages. Hollah.”

In a separate tweet, he then added: “Can’t wait to start #rockofagesmovie. Julianne Hough, alec Baldwin, Mary j Blige, Tom cruise confirmed. I love my cast. More to come.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Baldwin will play the role of Dennis Dupree, an ex-rocker still hanging onto his glory days, who also runs the Rock of Ages nightclub.

Baldwin’s confirmation follows that of former Dancing With the Stars pro Julianne Hough, who boarded the project as Sherrie, the small-town girl who comes to Hollywood to become a part of the ’80s rock scene but who takes a detour as a stripper. Find out more

Rock of Ages is the big screen version of the Broadway smash hit musical. In the meantime, plans have just been announced for a London version. Find out more

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