tompicclear460.jpgWarner Bros.

Tom Cruise is showing off his sexy rock star chest in this new photo from the set of Rock of Ages. In the film, Katie Holmes' hubby sings Bon Jovi's hit song "Wanted Dead or Alive."

The Top Gun actor, who plays womanizing rocker Stacee Jaxx, will star opposite Russell Brand, Alec Baldwin, Mary J. Blige, Julianne Hough and Diego Boneta.

Director Adam Shankman tweeted the photo of Cruise along with the following:

    "Ladies and gents: first look at tom cruise as stacee jaxx! First day of shooting!"

Read what Shankman had to say about casting Cruise as Stacee Jaxx ... after the jump.