HBO has released a first teaser trailer for Steven Soderbergh
‘s upcoming Behind the Candelabra.
Starring Michael Douglas
as the famously flamboyant musician – Liberace
, with Matt Damon
as his lover Scott Thorson, the film is based on the latter’s autobiography about their secret five-year relationship that began in 1977.
Soderbergh is directing from a script penned by Richard LaGravenese
(Water for Elephants), based on Thorson’s autobiography, Behind the Candelabra: My Life with Liberace.
“Behind the Candelabra” also stars Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Debbie Reynolds, Scott Bakula
and Paul Reiser
and will premiere on HBO on Sunday night, May 26th, 2013.