Travolta and Latifah to Headline Hairspray

John Travolta and Queen Latifah have signed on to star in New Line Cinema’s upcoming feature film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical“Hairspray,” it was announced today by Toby Emmerich, New Line’s President of Production. Travolta will play Edna Turnblad and Queen Latifah will play Motormouth Maybelle in the film, which is being directed by Adam Shankman (“The Pacifier,” “Bringing Down the …
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