Douglas, Damon Dramatize a Steamy Affair for HBO

NEW YORK (AP) — The idea of Michael Douglas playing Liberace might seem nearly as outrageous as Liberace himself. Liberace, forever hailed as Mr. Showmanship, was the excess-to-the-max pianist-personality whose onstage and offstage extravagance were legendary and who wowed audiences in Las Vegas and worldwide to become the best-paid entertainer on the planet during his […]

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HBO To Film Liberace Biopic With Michael Douglas

NEW YORK HBO says Michael Douglas is taking to the keyboard for its upcoming biopic of legendary pianist Liberace. “Behind the Candelabra” will be directed by Steven Soderbergh. It will also star Matt Damon as Scott Thorson, the younger live-in lover of the flamboyant entertainer, to be played by Douglas. HBO made the announcement Tuesday. […]

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