SOURCE: New Line Cinema

July 12, 2007 15:56 ET

Live Performances by Nikki Blonsky and Elijah Kelley Center Stage at The GROVE Saturday, July 14th, Time 6:00pm

Makeovers Inspired by the Film Courtesy of Amadeus Spa and Fresh Cosmetics; Makeovers From 2:00pm - 5:00pm

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - July 12, 2007) -

WHAT:   Nineteen years after the release of the original film, New Line
        Cinema is bringing a feature film adaptation of the Tony
        Award-winning Broadway production of "Hairspray" to life. Featuring
        new and original material based on John Waters' 1988 cult classic
        about star-struck teenagers on a local Baltimore dance show, the
        comedy features a remarkable ensemble cast including John Travolta,
        Queen Latifah, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes,
        Allison Janney, Brittany Snow, Zac Efron, James Marsden and Elijah
        Kelley. The film is directed and choreographed by Adam Shankman
        ("Bringing Down The House") and produced by Craig Zadan and Neil
        Meron ("Chicago"). The new screenplay for Hairspray was written by
        Leslie Dixon ("Freaky Friday," "Outrageous Fortune").

        "Hairspray" is scheduled for a July 20th, 2007 release.

WHO:    From the film:  Nikki Blonsky and Elijah Kelley will perform songs
        from the film before a live audience.

WHEN:   Saturday, July 14th
        Press Check in: 5:00pm
        Performances begin at: 6:00

WHERE:  The Grove, 189 The Grove Drive

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