It seems like more and more stars keep getting added to the cast of Burlesque, the much anticipated musical starring Christina Aguilera and Cher. Fans of Grey's Anatomy will be happy to learn that Eric Dane signed on to play the love interest of Aguilera. Production reportedly begins this month with an expected release during the holidays next year. Dane joins Cher, Aguilera, Cam Gigandet, Kristin Bell, Stanley Tucci and others in this dramatic musical.
In other news...
Paris-based burlesque queen Gentry de Paris produces Gentry de Paris Burlesque Revue, full length burlesque production inspired by the famous cabarets and clubs in Paris. The upcoming show, Cinema Burlesque is Dec. 4, at Scopitone, 5 Avenue de l’Opéra.
And speaking of Paris, international burlesque star, Dita Von Teese is busy practicing verb conjugations and vocabulary words while she studies French in order to speak to her French boyfriend in his first language. She said via Twitter:
"Why oh why didn't I pay more attention in high school French?? Yes, now it really DOES seem like 20 years ago."