Director Adam Shankman announced via Twitter this weekend that Bryan Cranston has joined the cast of Rock of Ages. He will play the major of Los Angeles where the film is set.
"So honored! Bryan Cranston is joining the cast of #rockofagesmovie! LA has a mayor!" Shankman tweeted.
He will join Tom Cruise, Mary J. Blige, Julianne Hough, Alec Baldwin, Paul Giamatti, Amy Adams, Diego Bonet, Russell Brand and Catherine Zeta-Jones in the movie adaptation of the hit Broadway musical.
The film is a big-screen adaptation of the Broadway musical. It featured rock songs of the '80s from bands like Bon Jovi, Journey, and Poison.
It is set to begin filming this month and will hit theaters on June 1, 2012.