Sunday, March 3, 2013

HBO's LIBERACE

First glimpse of HBO's upcoming Liberace biopic. The (arguably)greatest star of the 20th century is portrayed by Michael Douglas. Matt Damon is his youthful lover, Scott Thorson. Here's the official press release, I wonder who wrote this...
Before Elvis, before Elton John, Madonna and Lady Gaga, there was Liberace: virtuoso pianist, outrageous entertainer and flamboyant star of stage and television. A name synonymous with showmanship, extravagance and candelabras, he was a world renowned performer with a flair that endeared him to his audiences and created a loyal fan base spanning his 40-year career. Liberace lived lavishly and embraced a lifestyle of excess both on and off stage. In summer 1977, handsome young stranger Scott Thorson walked into his dressing room and, despite their age difference and seemingly different worlds, the two embarked on a secretive five-year love affair. BEHIND THE CANDELABRA takes a behind-the-scenes look at their tempestuous relationship — from their first meeting backstage at the Las Vegas Hilton to their bitter and public break-up.

1 comment:

Johnny Green said...

Being from Milwaukee and taking music lessons in the same music store Zanner's Music south side on 16 th street I Loved Lee as a wonderful entertainer and great musician later in life we tour the New York Worlds Fair together and in the 60's Liberace paid for our first album "7 Over From Mars" Johnny Green and the Greenmen later because of Lee, we landed the rolls of the bad guys in The Bat Man series TV series. Love the show and we will carry your name on Johnny Green
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