Tom Cruise Confirmed to Sing in 'Rock of Ages'

Cruise will sing Bon Jovi's 'Wanted Dead or Alive' in the film

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Tom Cruise and Constantine Maroulis on the 'Rock of Ages' stage in Hollywood, February 19, 2011. Chelsea Lauren/WireImage

Tom Cruise will play fictional heavy metal star Stacee Jaxx in Rock of Ages, the big-screen adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, film director Adam Shankman confirmed to E! News' Ryan Seacrest on the red carpet at Sunday's Oscars.

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"He's studying his vocals," Shankman said.

In the show, Cruise's character sings Jon Bon Jovi's classic "Wanted Dead or Alive."

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But can Cruise carry a tune like his wife Katie Holmes?

"He can sing!" Shankman said. "It's a miracle!"

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Along with Holmes, Cruise checked out a performance of the show last Sunday in Hollywood, where American Idol alum Constantine Maroulis stars.

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