Russell Brand Joining Tom Cruise & Alec Baldwin in 'Rock of Ages' Film!

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Apr. 13 2011, Published 7:24 a.m. ET

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Russell Brand is Hollywood's "it" guy lately! It has just been confirmed that the British funnyman will be joining a slew of A-list stars in the big screen adaptation of the hit off-Broadway musical Rock of Ages.

Russell has been cast as Lonny, the show's narrator and a rock-club operator.

"I can officially announce Russell Brand as your Lonny in #rockofagesmovie ! I see a mullet in his future...maybe a Nikki Six?" the film's director Adam Shankman Tweeted.

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The Arthur and Hop star joins Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Mary J. Blige and Julianne Hough in the film version of the hit stage show.

Singer-songwriter Diego Boneta will play Drew Boley in the film, an aspiring rocker, The Wrap reports.

Do you think Russell is well cast? Share your thoughts in the comments!


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