Although it's not a musical, Lea Michele will sing in the upcoming New Year's Eve, her first big-screen movie. Director Garry Marshall told Broadway.com that the Glee star and Broadway favorite will perform at least two songs in the still-filming feature, including a big duet with co-star Jon Bon Jovi. "It's quite a number," he said.Read the rest of the article on Broadway.com.
Marshall had high praise for Michele's work on the film. “Lea is just terrific,” he said. “You know, she’s from the Bronx and so am I!” In the ensemble film, Michele plays Elise, a back-up singer for Jensen, a rock star played by actual rocker Bon Jovi.
I know the show tends to spark some pretty strong reactions and quite a few rockers have expressed their dislike for it, but I'm a bit of Gleek and Lea is amazing so I'm interested to see what they do in the movie.
This is Lea in action on a recent episode of Glee:
I've also posted Glee's Bon Jovi covers in an earlier post.