A new actor has signed on to play in Steve Antin's new movie Burlesque which begins filming today. Alan Cumming, an actor from Scotland, joins Christina Aguilera, Cher, Stanley Tucci, Cam Gigandet, Julianne Hough and Kristin Bell as a new cast member. Cumming will play a gender-bending emcee, not unlike Joel Grey's Oscar-winning role in the 1972 movie, Cabaret.
In other news ...
From photographer, Sheryl Nields, come a new book for Dita Von Teese fans. Dita: Striptease . This book features flip-book captures of some of Dita's most famous acts.
What good is setting alone in your room? Come to the cabaret! That's what legions of fans and dozens of unique cabaret acts did over the weekend in Seattle's Inaugural International Cabaret Festival.