Rob Lowe on his ‘Behind the Candelabra’ Character: ‘He Looks Almost Like a Transgendered Bee Gee’

Boy, Rob Lowe sure was quite a sight in HBO’s “Behind the Candelabra.” As Liberace’s plastic surgeon Dr. Startz, Rob underwent quite a physical transformation with a wig and his face not the handsome mug we are used to seeing on such shows as “Parks & Recreation,” “Brothers & Sisters” and “The West Wing.”

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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’s Liberace Film Aims to Humanize Through Love Story

PASADENA, California (Reuters) – Michael Douglas takes on larger-than-life entertainer Liberace as he plays the singer in an HBO film about a secret love affair in the 1970s that Douglas on Friday called “a great love story.” Director Steven Soderbergh said he chose to tell Liberace’s story through the lens of his romance with Scott […]

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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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