Eww, Tom Cruise, no. No no no no. I realize that Tom is in character as Stacee Jaxx from his upcoming film “Rock of Ages,” but this photo makes me feel really dirty. Are those temporary Ed Hardy tattoos? Why is that model reaching down his pants? Doesn’t she know his manhood belongs to Xenu? And is it just me or did an overeager Photoshopper break Tom’s neck a little? I give this cover an overall grade of “No Fucking Thank You.” [Hollywood Life]
I saw “Rock Of Ages” when it was a tiny Off Broadway show. And then I saw it (a few times) in its bigger Broadway incarnation. I can safely say it was one of the most thoroughly entertaining musicals of all time. And by gosh, now it’s a huge Hollywood movie starring Tom Cruise as aging rock star Stacee Jaxx and Alec Baldwin as kooky club owner Dennis Dupree. Oh, and Julianne Hough, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Russell Brand, Malin Ackerman, Paul Giamatti and Mary J. Blige grace the screen. So yeah, just a couple of stars in this flick. For those of you who haven’t seen the play as many times as I have, it’s about a couple of small town kids with big Hollywood dreams. The story is peppered with your favorite ’80s power ballads. I don’t want to give anything away, but get your Aqua Net out, put on your acid-wash jeans and prepare to throw your lighters in the air and sing along. I’m pretty sure it’s going to be event to remember. June 15, party people!
See Tom Cruise. See Tom Cruise sing. See Tom Cruise dance. See Tom Cruise embarrass himself. This is footage of Tom cutting loose on a Scientology retreat is worse than the most awkward moments at my Bat Mitzvah. I was under the impression that Tom knew the fundamentals of singing and dancing. I guess I was wrong. What happened to sexy Joel Goodsen? Teardrop. [NY Mag]
“He’s manly romantic. Two years ago he took me up on his P-51 Mustang, a fighter plane from World War II. He painted the words, ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ on the side. It feels like you’re on a bike in the sky. I thought, I’m either going to spend this whole flight totally freaked out or realize this is pretty thrilling.”
—Katie Holmes dishes in the new issue of InStyle about how she and hubby Tom Cruise keep the romance alive. How very “Top Gun” of them. [People] Keep reading »
This photo marks the first time that I have actively lusted after Tom Cruise since he hung from those cords in “Mission: Impossible.” Over the weekend, Tom tweeted this image of himself from the set of “Rock of Ages,” where he is playing Stacee Jaxx, an aging rock star lothario with long hair, a super ripped chest, and oodles of tattoos. Apparently, we can look forward to Tom’s rendition of “Wanted Dead or Alive” in the movie. “He can sing!” director Adam Shankman elaborates. “It’s a miracle.” Indeed. [NY Daily News] Keep reading »
Katie Holmes has a new apprentice over at her super pricey label, Holmes & Yang. And her apprentice’s name is Bella Cruise. Yes, as in Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman‘s adopted daughter, who is now 18. And Tom couldn’t be prouder. “Kate’s designing and [Bella] is just working her way up. She’s an artist, Bella, so it’s really great that she gets to work with it. She’s loving it,” he said. Even though Tom isn’t exactly sure what “it” is. “This is my wife’s company, so you talk about movie sets with me, I can tell you [about] that,” he joked when asked exactly what Bella does. Judging by the term “apprentice,” I’m going to assume that she’s using magic to make mops dance? Also, here’s hoping that her new job doesn’t lead her to gt rid of the blue hair. [People] Keep reading »