Christina Aguilera soulfully performing on the set of Burlesque. ''It's a celebration of song and dance, set in the world of Burlesque — this wonderful world that was a pastiche of wonderful entertainment,'' says director Steven Antin.
Cher waiting to film a scene. ''It's a contemporary movie but in terms of the old-style musicals that were just two tons of popcorn fun, popcorn movie fun,'' says director Steven Antin. ''It's totally escapist.''