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12 Comments

  • yaoming

    Looks amazing. I saw Liberace play a couple of times when I was a kid. What were my parents thinking? Look how I turned out.

  • Lefty

    OMG I can’t wait to see this.

  • monroeplace

    Looks interesting.

    I live in Palm Springs where Liberace had a house and where much of the film takes
    place. Lee was quite a man as was Scott but their lives were not happy ones.

    We’ll see.

    Good for HBO to have the guts to present this film.

  • ncman

    42 year old Matt Damon playing 18 year old Scott Thorson is rather ridiculous casting.

  • Dixie Rect

    Is this supposed to be a comedy? Damon playing 18, and Douglas camping it up? Sure seems like comedy to me!

  • yaoming

    @ncman: 18? Scott was only 16 when he met Lee, So 40+ Damon is playing a 16-year-old. That’s comedy. Douglas is also older than his character – who was in his 50s when the two met.

  • jojopimby

    I cannot even handle Rob Lowe!

  • Roger

    I am really wanting to see this!!! Rob Low AND Matt Damon it bikini’s?? HOT!!!!

  • BiL

    So excited. Looks like a fabulous dessert and Debbie Reynolds is the cherry on top!

  • LadyL

    I agree that Damon particularly is a bit long in the tooth to play Scott, but the casting makes sense to me. Soderbergh would have wanted performers with serious acting chops and HBO no doubt preferred the marquee value of name actors. They would have been a better “fit” 10 years ago–how long has this project been in the making, anyway?–but I suspect HBO wouldn’t have had the courage then.

  • Bob LaBlah

    I went to the Liberace museum in Las Vegas back in 2000 and was really amazed by the costumes and cars he owned. The piano’s were fabulous. The old queen lived just like what she was, a queen. And that old queen, unlike her crown wearing, taxpayer funded counterparts over in……….Liberace earned EVERY DIME and lived like he deserved to.

  • Spike

    In time, this is going to be campier then Show Girls! Lets just hope it delivers with some memorable one liners.

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