'Behind the Candelabra': Michael Douglas and Matt Damon kiss and tell

Television movies rarely generate the sort of buzz that HBO's "Behind the Candelabra" has, but how often do TV movies, even on premium cable, feature Michael Douglas and Matt Damon as lovers?Premiering Sunday, May 26, the film revolves around the relationship between Liberace and Scott Thorson, who was his partner for years.This takes Liberace and Scott from their 1977 meeting, when Liberace was a Vegas headliner and Scott a naive kid, through their five-year relationship, public breakup and eventually Liberace's death from AIDS in 1987.In the beginning, Scott is 17, which Damon acknowledges is a stretch."Seventeen's way out of my range," Damon tells Zap2it, shaking his head and laughing. "And I said that to Steven [Soderbergh, the director]. 'This is ridiculous!' I am 42. I look younger than I am, but I don't look that much younger. I probably look 30 more than 20. It is more about an older guy who loves a younger...


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