Friday, January 02, 2009

No Musical For Hugh


For those of you who had your heart set on seeing Hugh Jackman starring alongside Catherine Zeta Jones in a the 3D musical version of Cleopatra, well prepare to be crushed. Hugh has dropped out of the project because of X-Men conflicts. Apparently he has too much publicity to do for the film and so won't have time to do the Cleopatra movie.

According to Variety Steven Soderbergh, who is going to direct the film, sees it as a kind of Elvis musical. Yeah, well maybe that is the reason Hugh took a pass on it. Either that or the idea of spending three months alongside Catherine. Then having to go do publicity for the film with her and having to pretend to enjoy it every step of the way while Michael Douglas is off in the background, mumbling, "Mama. Where are you mama? I think I need to change my diaper."

No, I know. That is rude of me to say. It is making fun of the elderly, or people who wear adult diapers for medical reasons. But, it would be ok to make fun of him if he wore them because he was lazy right? OK, so just pretend he is lazy and then we can go back and have a laugh.

6 comments:

Mooshki said...

So, they took a look at the great success of the last Cleopatra movie and thought, "hey, I bet it'd be even more popular as a musical?"

David D. said...

I've heard of some stunningly terrible ideas before but this one is in a realm of its own.

shakey said...

Does she sing My Humps to the asp?

Liking the visual of Michael Douglas.

Jerry said...

It is making fun of the elderly, or people who wear adult diapers for medical reasons. But, it would be ok to make fun of him if he wore them because he was lazy right?

Depends.

Mooshki said...

LMAO.

shazzzba said...

Smart move.....