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Following The Sound of Music Live!, Peter Pan Live! and The Wiz Live!, NBC will next air a live version of the musical Hairspray, the story of an aspiring teen dancer. The news was announced at TCA. The musical will air in December, from the producers behind the Hairspray film starring John Travolta.

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This could be incredibly awesome or incredibly awful. Who do we want to see in this, fan-casting wise?

ETA: Is it too much to ask for Queen Latifah to reprise her role as Maybelle??