Catherine Zeta-Jones joins "Rock of Ages"

Catherine Zeta-Jones arrives on the red carpet for the 68th annual Golden Globe awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 16, 2011.
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Catherine Zeta-Jones arrives on the red carpet for the 68th annual Golden Globe awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 16, 2011.
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(CBS) Catherine Zeta-Jones is no stranger to movie-musicals - she won an Oscar for playing Velma Kelly in the film adaptation of "Chicago." Now, she's bringing another Broadway musical to the big screen.

Zeta-Jones is in "final negotiations" to join the cast of "Rock of Ages," The Hollywood Reporter said Wednesday.

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According to the report, she'll play the film's villain, a character that was not part of the stage production.

"It's a character that we only really came to in the last month," director Adam Shankman said. "The character was invented to streamline the stories."

The film is also set to star Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Julianne Hough, Mary J. Blige, Paul Giamatti and newcomer Diego Gonzalez Boneta.

The film - between classic rock songs performed as musical numbers - tells the story of a small town girl (Hough) who moves to Hollywood to get in on the 1980s music scene. There, she meets a budding musician (Boneta), but also catches the eye of a famous rock star (Cruise).