Synopsis: Ali (Christina Aguilera) is a small-town girl with a big voice who escapes hardship and an uncertain future to follow her dreams to LA. After stumbling upon The Burlesque Lounge, a majestic but ailing theater that is home to an inspired musical revue, Ali lands a job as a cocktail waitress from Tess (Cher), the club’s proprietor and headliner. Burlesque’s outrageous costumes and bold choreography enrapture the young ingenue, who vows to perform there one day.
Soon enough, Ali builds a friendship with a featured dancer (Julianne Hough), finds an enemy in a troubled, jealous performer (Kristen Bell), and garners the affection of Jack (Gigandet), a bartender and fellow musician. With the help of a sharp-witted stage manager (Stanley Tucci) and gender-bending host (Alan Cumming), Ali makes her way from the bar to the stage. Her spectacular voice restores The Burlesque Lounge to its former glory, though not before a charismatic entrepreneur (Eric Dane) arrives with an enticing proposal…
Gallery of photos from the musical "Burlesque" starring Christina Aguilera, Cher, Stanley Tucci, Cam Gigandet, Kristen Bell, Julianne Hough, and Eric Dane.
Movie Review: "Burlesque"
Oh "Burlesque"...where to start? The latest entry in the musical genre doesn't break any new ground, hits every movie cliche note, and makes singing its praises impossible. If you're a big Christina Aguilera fan, then Burlesque is satisfying enough. But Aguilera's singing is the only thing worthwhile in this campy, sanitized peek backstage at...
Exclusive Premiere Photos
Pics of the film's stars including Cher, Christina Aguilera, Cam Gigandet, Julianne Hough, Eric Dane, and Stanley Tucci, as well as other celebrity guests.
Christina Aguilera Talks About "Burlesque"
Christina Aguilera discusses "Burlesque," acting, working with Cher, the appeal of a starring role in this musical, and her son's future in the entertainment industry.
Poster tagline: "It takes a legend to make a star"
"Burlesque" Soundtrack News
Cher and Christina Aguilera bring the songs of "Burlesque" to life on the film's soundtrack.
Cam Gigandet "Burlesque" Interview
Cam Gigandet, who will - no matter what he does acting-wise - always be known to millions of "Twilight" fans as James, the evil vampire who wanted to kill Bella, dons guyliner and shows off his ripped abs in the Screen Gems musical, "Burlesque."
Cast list for "Burlesque," MPAA rating, and release date info.
Cher Returns in a Big Way
(June 2009) Cher's been busy singing and dancing and keeping audiences happy away from movie theaters, but now she's ready to return to the big screen in two very different film projects.
Official "Burlesque" Website
Screen Gems' official site for "Burlesque." Release Date: Thanksgiving 2010