Los Angeles – Mary J. Blige is in talks to join the cast of Rock of Ages.
The "No More Drama" singer may star alongside Tom Cruise – who is also in negotiations to work on the film – in the adaptation of the Broadway musical of the same name.
According to Vulture blog, 39-year-old Mary would play Justice Charlier, the owner of exotic dance venue the Venus Club.
Cruise – who was recently pictured filming Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol in Dubai – was initially in talks to play Dennis Dupree in the movie, but is now said to be more interested in playing bad-guy rock singer Stacee Jaxx.
Hairspray director Adam Shankman is currently behind the project with the show's original playwright Chris D'Arienze involved in the script.
Although best known for her music career, Mary has appeared in a number of TV shows including Ghost Whisperer and Strong Medicine and in 2012 is set to star as Nina Simone in Nina.
24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.
Hollywood star Johnny Depp and director Kevin Smith are planning to work together on an action adventure movie, the Hollywood Reporter has said. Read More »
Add your review
Jurassic World is ready to go into post production and Chris Pratt says fans can expect an "awesome" film. Read More »
Add your review
Quickie time again!
A quick chat!
'I've grown so much'
Chatting about Strictly!
We chat to the lads!
Talking about life!
We sit down and talk!
Chatting in a cab!
GautengDAV Professional Placement GroupR350 000 - R400 000 Per Year
KwaZulu-NatalDefinitive RecruitmentR14 000 - R15 000 Per Month
HousesR 1 950 000
HousesR 1 600 000
HousesR 1 200 000