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Outrage: Constantine Maroulis Out of the Running for Rock of Ages Movie?

Well this is a total bummer: According to the Daily News, Zac Efron and Jake Gyllenhaal are producers' top choices to play the lead in a movie adaptation of Broadway's hair-metal spectacular, Rock of Ages β€” a role originated onstage by Tony-nominated American Idol heartthrob Constantine Maroulis. We understand why they'd want someone more conventionally good-looking, but wouldn't it be cheaper just to hire Maroulis and let movie theaters serve alcohol like they do at the show? [NYDN via Movieline]

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