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Directed by Adam Shankman, and written by John Waters (1988 screenplay) and Mark O'Donnell (musical play), "Hairspray" is a Comedy/Drama/Musical film, released on July 13 of 2007 in the USA , starring John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes, James Marsden and Queen Latifah.

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Who is the director of "Hairspray":

Hairspray was directed by Adam Shankman, an American producer, actor, and director.

Before making Hairspray, Adam Shankman had directed Cheaper by the Dozen 2, released in 2005, The Pacifier (2005), Bringing Down the House (2003). Since, he directed Bedtime Stories, released in 2008, Rock of Ages (2012).

When was "Hairspray" released:

Hairspray was first released in the United States on Friday, July 13, 2007. Other films released on Friday, July 13, 2007 are Captivity (dir. Roland Joffé) and Shelter. This was twelve (12) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, July 20, 2007 in Canada; Wednesday, August 22, 2007 in France; Thursday, September 06, 2007 in Germany; Friday, September 28, 2007 in Italy; Friday, September 14, 2007 in Spain; Thursday, September 13, 2007 in Australia and on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Hairspray":

At the casting of Hairspray we find John Travolta, previously seen in Lonely Hearts (2006) and Be Cool (2005); Michelle Pfeiffer (I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007), Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)); Christopher Walken (Man of the Year (2006), Fade to Black (2006)) [ more... ]

  • Ricki Lake and Jerry Stiller, John Waters can be seen in Hairspray, released in 1988.
  • John Travolta and Nick Loren also worked together in Lucky Numbers, released in 2000.
  • Jayne Eastwood and Queen Latifah can also be seen in Chicago, released in 2002.
  • John Travolta and Nick Loren can be seen in Swordfish, released in 2001.

What is the Storyline of "Hairspray":

May 3, 1962: Tracy Turnblad, a cheerful, overweight high school student living in Baltimore, Maryland steps out of her apartment ("Good Morning Baltimore") and endures a day's worth of school before she and best friend Penny Pingleton can watch their favorite television show, The Corny Collins Show, a teen dance show broadcast from local station WYZT ("The Nicest Kids in Town").

The teenagers featured on the show attend Tracy and Penny's school, among them the arrogant and wealthy Amber von [...]

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