Michael Douglas Plans Public Appearance, Return to Work

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Michael Douglas will attend the Golden Globe Awards this Sunday, marking the actor's first public appearance since declaring himself cancer-free.

But the actor will be doing more than just walking the red carpet in the near future: he's ready to get back to work. For his next role, Douglas will take on the flamboyant musician, Liberace.

“I’ve been watching a lot of tapes of him," he told People. “He wasn’t the greatest dancer nor the greatest singer, but he was a great pianist and entertainer.”

Douglas says he'll take piano lessons for the film, which will likely be released next year some time.

At the Golden Globes, meanwhile, the veteran star is up for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Gordon Gekko in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.

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I want to thank michael douglas and everyone else who is to be thanked who ever they are for bringing to a new awakening the gifted talent of liberace and i pray it serves to do so in a + tribute not a ~affront in respect to what he gave to the piano music art form and the legacy he left in the liberace foundation to help aspiring talent to play and pay such forward with a thankful heart from jilyna hodge white settlement tx