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Shankman: 'Blonskey Tricked Me Into Giving Her Lead Role'

NIKKI BLONSKEY tricked director ADAM SHANKMAN into giving her the lead role in the musical HAIRSPRAY after embellishing on her dancing skills. The actress plays Tracy Turnblad in the musical adaptation of the John Waters...

Shankman Passed On Efron For Hairspray

Actor ZAC EFRON was only cast in HAIRSPRAY after director ADAM SHANKMAN's sister begged him to put the rising star in the movie. Shankman was determined not to cast the High School Musical star in...

Shankman Blasts Proposed Hairspray Boycott

LATEST: HAIRSPRAY director ADAM SHANKMAN has hit back at a journalist who is proposing a boycott of the film because its star JOHN TRAVOLTA has "no business" playing an iconic gay character. The Saturday Night...

Stiller And Waters Return For Hairspray

Former SEINFELD star JERRY STILLER has been added to the cast of movie remake HAIRSPRAY alongside director JOHN WATERS, who created the cult film. Stiller played WILBUR TURNBLAD in the original 1988 film, but will...

Pfeiffer Set To Sing In Hairspray

MICHELLE PFEIFFER has joined the cast of the forthcoming big screen version of HAIRSPRAY as villain VELMA VON TUSSEL. The star joins JOHN TRAVOLTA, QUEEN LATIFAH, AMANDA BYNES and newcomer NIKKI BLONSKY, who'll play...

Wedding Planner Director Sues J.lo

Latina lovely JENNIFER LOPEZ is "appalled" after hearing that her WEDDING PLANNER director ADAM SHANKMAN is suing her for breach of contract. The dispute kicked off after Shankman and Lopez discussed a plan to...

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