These Two Huge Actors Will Star in the New Hairspray Live! | Chicks News

It was recently announced that Martin Short and Derek Hough will be participating in NBC’s version of Hairspray Live! These actors join a cast that includes Harvey Fierstein and Jennifer Hudson.

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Martin Short will play Wilbur Turnblad and Derek Hough will play Corny Collins. Harvey Fierstein will be playing Edna Turnblad and Jennifer Hudson will be playing Motormouth Maybelle.

This special performance of Hairspray Live! airs on NBC on December 7, 2016. The musical takes place in Baltimore, Maryland back in 1962. Many successful people including producers, directors, and choreographers are part of the team who will make Hairspray Live! a success. Mark your calendar for December 7!