Director: Adam Shankman
Writers: Leslie Dixon; Mark O'Donnell; John Waters
Keywords: Comedy, Musical
Remake of the 1988 film of the same name follows a teenager's attempts to integrate an early-1960s Baltimore dance show.
Remake of Hairspray (1988). Dance-obsessed overweight teenager Tracy Turnblad aspires to earn a spot on the Corny Collins Show, an early-1960s Baltimore dance program featuring area heartthrob Link Larkin. Attending auditions for the show that ultimately find her winning a spot on air, Tracy learns about the Caucasian-operated program's attitudes towards black would-be participants, shifting gears as she channels her love of dance into a crusade to flip the town's prejudiced ways upside down.
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