Behind The Candelabra

by (@hallekiefer)

“A Lot” Of Nudity, Poolside Make-Outs: Can We Make HBO’s Liberace Movie The Next Liz & Dick?

Michael Douglas To Play Liberace In Behind The Candelabra

We all tuned to Liz & Dick for Lindsay Lohan‘s performance, but there was so much more for us to see: the wigs, the costumes, the acerbic banter, the communal Twitter experience, THE WIGS. Can we please do it all again, but this time with a TV movie that might actually be good? That’s our wish for the New Year now that we read Matt Damon‘s Playboy comments about HBO’s Liberace biopic. “Well, normally I’d say no to nudity, but I just did a lot of it playing the long-term partner of Liberace, Scott Thorson, in Behind the Candelabra,” the Bourne Legacy actor explained. “I mean, it’s tastefully done. Steven Soderbergh directed it, and Michael Douglas plays Liberace. But this movie’s not going to be for everyone.” Obviously not! This movie is going to be for us. Didn’t you immediately think of five things to tweet after reading that quote? And if we were tweeting at the same time? Well…is there anything better?

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