Constantine Maroulis and Kelli Barrett in Rock of Ages
(© Joan Marcus)
Constantine Maroulis and Kelli Barrett in Rock of Ages
(© Joan Marcus)
New Line Cinema will produce a film version of the Off-Broadway musical Rock of Ages, according to Variety. The movie will be written and directed by librettist Chris D'Arienzo. No casting has been announced.

Using the music of such classic rock bands as Journey, Styx, Bon Jovi, Asia, and REO Speedwagon, the musical focuses on a young rocker hungry for his big break and a small town girl who meet in 1987 at a legendary Hollywood club facing its imminent demise.

The show stars Constantine Maroulis, Kelli Barrett, Nova Bergeron, Jackie Burns, Adam Dannheisser, Mitchell Jarvis, Lara Janine, Michele Mais, Lauren Molina, Brian Munn, Angel Reed, Paul Schoeffler, Christopher Spaulding, Wesley Taylor, Savannah Wise, Will Swenson, Tad Wilson, and Jeremy Woodward.