Russell Brand Close to Finalizing Rock of Ages Role?

RussellBrandMotleyCrue120.jpgFuture cult leader Russell Brand is having quite an April. The Hop and Arthur star is reportedly on the verge of completing a deal to co-star in Rock of Ages that has long been in the works. The announcement -- which could come as early as this week -- would cast Brand opposite every person in Hollywood in the big-screen adaptation of the hit Broadway musical. Cue up some Infant Sorrow to celebrate. [Wrap]