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Hudson to be part of ‘Hairspray Live!’


Johannesburg : Jennifer Hudson is all set to headline the cast of NBC’s ‘ Hairspray Live!’ alongside Harvey Fierstein on December 7.

The show, which is based on the cult John Waters’ movie set in 1960s Baltimore, concerns the full-figured Tracy Turnblad, whose fondest wish is to appear on a local television dance program, reports

The 34-year-old actress will be portraying the character of Motormouth Maybelle.

Meanwhile, Fierstein, who is also writing the teleplay, will cross-dress and play Edna Turnblad, Tracy’s mother.

The new live musical will be directed for TV by Alex Rudzinski. (ANI)

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