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.
Vin Diesel has confessed continuing to work on Fast & Furious 7 after the death of his co-star Paul Walker was one of the hardest things he's ever done. Read More »
Add your review
Stars were out in full force on the red carpet at the premiere for this popcorn flick that we can't wait to see! Read More »
Add your review
Another season soon!
It's all good!
We want more!
Cosy with PHfat!
Has a new hobby!
4 must watch shows!
The queen is a fan!
Goes into space!
National Savings Month is not only this month, it is every month from your very first salary slip, an expert warns OneRandMan and all South Africans.
VereenigingMBD Credit Solutions (Pty) Ltd
Cape TownDatafin Recruitment
HousesR 2 050 000
HousesR 2 300 000
HousesR 1 250 000