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Matt Damon and Michael Douglas in First BEHIND THE CANDELABRA Photo

Here is the first photo from the upcoming HBO biopic Behind the Candelabra. The image shows Michael Douglas as Liberace and Matt Damon as Scott Thorson, Liberace's younger lover. Directed by Steven Soderbergh and based on Thorson's 1988 memoir, Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace.

The story follows the couple, from their meeting in 1977, when Thorson was just 18 and Liberace was 57. They remained a couple until 1982. Behind the Candelabra premieres on HBO in May.

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