On Monday, June 11, a special screening of the film version of Rock of Ages was presented that the Regal E-Walk Stadium 13 in Times Square.
Guests at the screening included Godspell star Corbin Bleu, TV news journalist Tamsen Fadal, guitarist Joel Hoekstra, actors Jay Armstong Johnson, Linda Lavin, Jessie Mueller, Wesley Taylor, as well as the current cast of the Broadway production of Rock of Ages, which continues to perform at the Helen Hayes Theatre.
The film, which focuses on a rock club in Los Angeles, will open commercially on Friday, June 15. Directed by Adam Shankman, it features Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Russell Brand, Malin Akerman, Paul Giamatti, Bryan Cranston, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Mary J. Blige, Alec Baldwin, and Tom Cruise.
The score includes numerous hit songs of such iconic rock groups as Def Leppard, Foreigner, Journey, Poison, REO Speedwagon, and Twisted Sister, among others.