Movie News

Def Leppard’s songs join Rock of Ages movie

Movie News

Those who have either seen the Broadway musical “Rock of Ages” or listened to the cast recording noted that each starts out with a recorded introduction from Whitesnake singer David Coverdale asking the audience to “Please refrain from singing Def Leppard’s Pyromania, as we could not get the rights to any of their music”.

Well it seems like things have changed for the big screen adaption currently filming in Fort Lauderdale.

In a recent interview with the Broward/Palm Beach New Times promoting their summer tour with Heart, Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen confirmed that the film will incorporate music from the legendary British rockers:

They’re actually filming a movie adaptation of Rock of Ages in Florida right now. How do you guys feel about how far that property has gone?

I think it’s great because we’re getting a bunch of our songs in the movie. That’s really cool. It was great. It was campy, kitschy, and fun. It was a very cool production of it. We were actually groomed to be a part of it; it’s based on one of our songs. Kind of cool.

Collen did not mention which Def Leppard classics would be in the film but it is obvious that “Rock of Ages” will be. Other Leppard classics worth consideration would have to be 80’s staples “Pour Some Sugar on Me” and “Photograph”.

Does this mean that the film adaption will include other classics not included in the Broadway show? Looks like it! Maybe Guns N Roses’ “Sweet Child of Mine” will appear as well. One thing is for sure, this movie is gonna be BIG! Big cast (Tom Cruise, Russell Brand, Alec Baldwin, Catherine Zeta-Jones, etc.), big hits (Don’t Stop Believing, Sister Christian, Nothing but a Good Time, Here I Go Again) and of course….BIG HAIR!!!

The Adam Shankman directed mega-musical will be unleashing its majestic rock on the world next summer!

ShareShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on Pinterest
Click to add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

More in Movie News

captainamerica

Captain America : Civil War Character Reveal?

Caffeinated ClintJanuary 26, 2015
blackhat

‘Blackhat’ Review : More like Craphat

Drew TurneyJanuary 26, 2015
birdman

Moore, Redmayne, Birdman, OITNB among winners at SAG Awards

Ashleigh DaviesJanuary 26, 2015
sylar

Zachary Quinto talks Heroes Reborn

Caffeinated ClintJanuary 26, 2015
thestrangers2

The Strangers sequel finally going ahead?

Caffeinated ClintJanuary 26, 2015
kaya

Scodelario confirmed for Pirates of the Caribbean 5

Caffeinated ClintJanuary 26, 2015
waitingtoexhale

Author offers Waiting for Exhale 2 update

Caffeinated ClintJanuary 26, 2015
birdman

Birdman soars at PGA Awards

Ashleigh DaviesJanuary 26, 2015
D-TRAIN

Jack Black comedy The D Train sells to IFC for $3 million

Ashleigh DaviesJanuary 26, 2015

Login

Lost your password?