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Tom Cruise to sing in film adaptation of 'Rock of Ages' - what do you think?

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02/11/2011 by Kristina Lopez

Tom Cruise will belt out a few tunes on the big screen.

The "Mission Impossible" actor has signed on for the film adaptation of the hit Broadway stage musical "Rock of Ages," according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Cruise will play Stacee Jaxx, the rock star at the top of his career. The actor will also sing Bon Jovi's "Wanted Dead or Alive." The character is also a part of other numbers including Foreigner's "I Wanna Know What Love Is."

The film will be helmed by "Hairspray" director and "So You Think You Can Dance" judge Adam Shankman and is slated to begin shooting in May. Other actors rumored for roles in the film include Alec Baldwin and Russell Brand.

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