Rock of Ages, scheduled for released on June 1, 2012, is a Rock n' Roll musical film starring Tom Cruise based on the Broadway musical of the same name. The original musical opened in 2006, written by Chris D'Arienzo and featuring the music of Journey, Def Leppard' Foreigner, Poison, Styx, Bon Jovi, Asia, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, and more. The film has been under production since May, 2011.
"Set in 1987 Los Angeles, Drew and Sherrie are two young people chasing their dreams in the big city. When they meet, it's love at first sight, though their romance will face a series of challenges." 
- Diego Boneta as Drew Boley, an aspiring rocker who works as a busboy at The Bourbon Room.
- Julianne Hough as Sherrie Christian, Drew's love interest who works as a waitress at The Bourbon Room but wishes to be an actress.
- Tom Cruise as Stacee Jaxx, the lead singer of Arsenal.
- Russell Brand as Lonny Barnett, the narrator of the story, the manager of The Bourbon Room and a close friend of Dennis.
- Alec Baldwin as Dennis Dupree, the owner of The Bourbon Room and a close friend of Lonny.
- Bryan Cranston as the Mayor, who along with his wife, plans to shut down The Bourbon Room.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones as the Mayor's wife, who wants to shut down The Bourbon Room.
- Kevin Nash as Stacee Jaxx's body guard
- Mary J. Blige as Justice Charlier, the owner of The Venus Club.
- Paul Giamatti as Paul Gill
- Malin Åkerman as Constance Sack
- Will Forte as Mitch Miley
- Anya Garnis as Destiny
- Constantine Maroulis, Porcelain Black, Kidus Henok, Sebastian Bach and Nuno Bettencourt will feature in various cameos throughout the film.
- Will Ferrell and Steve Carrell were considered to play Dennis Dupree.
- Taylor Swift was considered to play Sherrie, but Julianne Hough was cast.
- Anne Hathaway and Amy Adams were offered the role of Constance, but both declined due to scheduling conflicts. Hathaway was busy shooting The Dark Knight Rises and Adams was shooting Man of Steel.
- Gwyneth Paltrow and Olivia Wilde were considered for the role of Constance Sack before Malin Akerman was cast.