March 16th, 2011
04:30 PM ET
Alec Baldwin is prepping his pipes for "Rock of Ages."
The "30 Rock" star says he's gearing up for his role in the upcoming film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical by taking singing lessons. "You have to," he tells Vulture. "You have to take it seriously."
In "Rock of Ages," Baldwin plays Dennis Dupree, the owner of the Bourbon Room club, where small-town girl Sherrie (Julianne Hough) takes a job while pursuing her dreams of becoming an actress.
In the Broadway version of the show, Dennis sings REO Speedwagon's "Can't Fight This Feeling," but Baldwin, who hasn't seen the stage musical, isn't quite sure which songs he'll be warbling on screen.
"I think they have us all sing something," he says of co-stars Hough, Tom Cruise and Mary J. Blige. "I think I'm going to sing, thankfully, something very modest; I might sing 'Yeah, yeah, yeah,' or something like that."
Does this mean we'll get to see Baldwin dancing as well? "No. It's not that kind of thing," he says. "It's not 'Glee,' it's rock and roll."
Are you psyched to see Baldwin rock out in "Rock of Ages"?
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