29 March 2013 8:43 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

A new 30-second Behind the Candelabra trailer has premiered that finally gives you a look at the new Steven Soderbergh movie, which is expected to play at this year's Cannes Film Festival ahead of its May 26 airing on HBO. The movie stars Michael Douglas as Liberace, telling the story of his secret, five-year love affair with Scott Thorson (Matt Damon). Soderbergh has previously said the film ultimately landed at HBO because it was determined to be "too gay" for the major studios. Give the new trailer a watch and you tell me, if you were running a studio would you have any problem greenlighting Behind the Candelabra? Before Elvis, before Elton John, Madonna and Lady Gaga, there was Liberace: virtuoso pianist, outrageous entertainer and flamboyant star of stage and television. A name synonymous with showmanship, extravagance and candelabras, he was a world-renowned performer with a flair that endeared him »

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