Tom Cruise has boarded New Line's Rock of Ages, an adaptation of the hit stage musical about 1980s rockers, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Adam Shankman is directing from a script by Chris D'Arienzo.

Tom Cruise will play Stacee Jaxx, the arrogant and charming star at the top of his career. Jaxx sings Bon Jovi's "Wanted Dead of Alive" in the theater production. Alec Baldwin and Russell Brand are also circling big roles in the film but do not have deals yet.

Tom Cruise has been in talks for the role since October.

No production date has been set.