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First Photo of Michael Douglas's Liberace Could Use More Cape


Here's a first look at Michael Douglas and Matt Damon on the set of Behind the Candelabra, Steven Soderbergh's long-in-development HBO film that focuses on Liberace and the live-in chum who helped ensure the pianist died a bachelor. Compared to most Liberace photos, including the one on the cover of the film's namesake book, the image seems a bit lacking in terms of the expected pomp and rhinestones, but then that's what Blingee for.

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