Earlier this month, we reported that Adam Shankman’s musical Rock of Ages had lost Alec Baldwin, and losing Alec Baldwin is sad news for any production. But cheer up! It turns out that report was false because Shankman has tweeted a photo from the set showing Baldwin in hippie garb alongside a lollipop-brandishing Russell Brand. The context of the photo? Unknown to people like myself who haven’t seen the Broadway musical upon which the movie is based.
Hit the jump to check out the full image. The film also stars Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Paul Giamatti, Malin Akerman, Bryan Cranston, Mary J. Blige, Julianne Hough, and newcomer Diego Boneta. Rock of Ages opens June 1, 2012.
Image via Adam Shankman’s Twitter feed.