Michael Douglas To Play Liberace in HBO Biopic

Academy Award winning actor Michael Douglas has signed to play Liberace in an upcoming biopic.

HBO announced Tuesday that Douglas will play the lead character in its “Behind the Candelabra: The Secret Life of Liberace,” which is to be directed by Steven Soderbergh herunterladen.

Douglas, 67, will be stepping into some flamboyant shoes. Other than his musical skills, Liberace, who died in 1987, was best known for his flamboyant personal style Need for speed play free. The production’s title comes from the candelabra which always graced Liberace’s grand piano when he played.

Fellow Oscar winner Matt Damon has also signed to be in the movie herunterladen. Damon will play Liberace’s much younger lover live-in lover, Scott Thorson.

Damon won his Academy Award for “Good Will Hunting.” Michael Douglas won two golden statues herunterladen. One as producer for “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and best actor for “Wall Street.”

Douglas has most recently made headlines for his off screen battle with throat cancer excel kostenlos herunterladen windows 7. He revealed last January that his tumor was gone.

“Behind The Candelabra” will begin filming in summer of 2012 with locations in Palm Springs, Las Vegas and Los Angeles schnittmuster kostenlosen kinder.