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Amanda Bynes & Zac Efron on the set of 'Hairspray'

Amanda Bynes & Zac Efron on the set of 'Hairspray'

Production for the movie version of Hairspray, which opens in 2007, is already well under way in Toronto, Canada.  Above is our very first look at Amanda Bynes (Penny Pingleton) and Zac Efron (Link Larkin) on the set of Hairspray pretty much looking the part of 1960′s Baltimore.  Nice lolly, Amanda!  Nice white kicks, Zac!

Allison Janney (The West Wing) was recently announced as joining the cast of  Hairspray. She will play Prudy Pingleton, the overbearing mother of Penny (Amanda)

Amanda, Zac, and Allison join the ridiculously all-star cast of John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Christopher Walken, Michelle Pfeiffer, and newcomer Nikki Blonsky. More pictures in the gallery including James Marsden (Corny Collins) and Elijah Kelley (Seaweed J. Stubbs)!

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  • LooLoo

    Um, there is already a Hairspray movie, and it’s not that old, and it’s good. What is the point of a remake?

  • Al

    This is the broadway hit musical film version. The musical has been on stage and a big hit. This is the film version of that. Not really a remake.

  • Drunkendwarf

    Good point…it is a movie version of musical and not a remake…which begs the question: Can this cast sing? Queen Latifah, John Travolta, and Zac Efron have musical experience. But do James Marsden, Amanda Bynes, and Michelle Pfieffer?

  • jessie

    I know Jeames Marsden can and Michelle Pheiffer was in Grease 2 and did the voice and singing voice on a main character in The Prince of Egypt but I’m not sure about Amanda

  • creativegirl

    Don’t forget about Michelle in The Fabulous Baker Boys. She sang up a storm in that.As the mother of two tweens I can tell you I’ve seen Amanda sing many times on her Nickelodeon show "The Amanda Show". She can definitely sing. Seeing her in that one costume reminds me of her show and how funny she is!

  • joanie

    amanda’s fat

  • Rachel

    why’s she always looking so frumpy and unhappy. she should just smile at the camera!

  • molly

    well how would you like it if people were following you around everywhere and taking pictures of you

  • Reanna

    Dear zac,
    hi my name is reanna i’m a total fan that is why i’m totally in love with you everyone tells me that i’m obsessed about you and could you be my boyfriend by the way i’m only nine years old.I was wondering if you could send me an autograph sined by you and my addresss is 309 el toro league city texas 77573.
    love,
    REANNA
    P.S.I even think i’m obsessed about you.I also think you are a total hottie i just love you so much that I can’t stop saying that you are sssooo HOT!Well,bye.

  • jl

    There is a movie already with Ricki Lake and Dom Deloise. It was late 80′s early 90′s! Not just a musical! Just as Funny. It actually has more story about traci turnblatt. She does commercial as a spokesperson on the corny collins show.

  • jl

    The original movie was with Ricki Lake and Dom Deloise. It was late 80′s early 90′s! Not just a musical! Just as Funny. It actually has more story about traci turnblatt. She does commercial as a spokesperson on the corny collins show.

  • aslkdjaks

    BEST MOVIE EVER!

  • Missy

    hey zac,
    my name is missy and im 17. i really loved Hairspray. i think you played a really great Link. i dont really know what to say so yah.lol well guess ill leave you with that.
    later,
    Missy

  • yo

    Zac Efron is sooooooooooooooooo hott!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • http://www.yahoo.com ashley411

    dear zac,
    my name is ashley and i am a BIG fan of ur movies. u r so cute.i cant wait 2 see “HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2″.BY the way can u send me a
    autograph? please!send it 2 34 cianci st apt 4r Paterson NJ, 07501 P.S. U R SO HOTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT LOVE, ASHLEY MARTINEZ I LOVE U

  • lina

    the new movie hairspray is the best. the first hairspray stunk so u all should be thankful for this one! plus zac efron is a total hottie and u stupid people shouldnt be leaving ur address for him.

  • 15lover**

    hey guys i just saw the moivie hairspray, it was the best moive. although any movie with zac in it is going to be the best.i just wanted to say that i love zac!! and i agree with lina you shouldent leave your address!!! love ya

  • x_hairspray princess_x

    stalkers will come and get you retards huu hav put yur house addresses on here! neway hairspray is soooo good it’s better than grease and zac efron makes it even better the film is totally awesome is there gon b a sequel??
    x

  • jsksdjdsii

    omg zac is the hottest ass in hollywood!!

  • Pinkle

    omg, i don’t know if zac is really reading this, but if he really is, i think you are like the best, i would have to say your the hottest guy ever!! But i also have 2 say, these girls are retarded for leaving there addresses, haha!! well try to email me at
    watuppinks@yahoo.com
    if you don’t have time, i tottaly understand
    but if you do, you will make my day
    love ya

  • zac’s girl

    zac effron is soooooooo hot i want to bake cookies on him!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Cassie

    Hey so Hairspray was the best movie ever… the singing, acting and cast were the best… yeah everyone knows that Zac Efron is hot(which he is) but what about James Marsden and Elijah Kelley… they are very attractive men too… but really the movie was excellent…

  • http://www.tangoandkipper.piczo.com ~Savannah~

    got to my site!!!!!!!!! http://www.tangoandkipper.piczo.com WOOT!oh and my like role model is amanda bynes she totaly rox and theres a page of her on my site check it out G-man! k l8r

    with love ♥ savannah k p.s. oh and amanda bynes (if you read this) dont let people bring you down like what those people put up there thats rude but some was nice anyways l8r kiss kiss

  • anna

    zac si sooooooooooooooooooooo hot

  • AmandaFAn

    omg zac’s girl you took my line i post that on every thing about zac take it back because i’m gonna bake cookies on him not you so ha!!! ha!!! and ha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • iluvzac

    oh and the reason she doesn’t smile at the camera is because no one likes having people follow them around taking pics of them it’s an invasion of privacy so maybe the paparazzi should give them space!!!

  • hsm fan

    omg zac is the hottest guy ever and he’s so cool! zac if ur reading this for some reason (one out of what must be more than a hundred forums about hairspray and hsm and such) i think ur really hot and i so want to meet you! cya~

    ur total fan,
    lyndi

  • http://zacefron greisy

    hola hay amanda eres una putaaaaa primero sales con zac efron y despues con el negrito ese feooooo a y otra cosita zac efron es mioooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooopçooooooooooooooooooooooooooo solamente zac te amooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo mi amor porfavor responde te quiero y te amooooooooooooo muchisimo no te quedes ni con vanessa ni con ashlee quedate conmigo solamente yo te voy a amar muchisimo

  • http://hollyrules holly

    If somebody sees this i think that zac efrron is so hot. he is all over my walls in my bed room. again he is som cute and his blue eyes.so darn adoribale

  • http://hollyrules holly

    hey yall wat is up ithink that zac efron is the cutes actor on the face of the planet

  • http://ask.com ADDISON

    and what is up with Vanessa these days she is so tottaly GAY!!!

  • mARINA

    YA SE QE NO TIENE NA QE VE PERO ES UN INJUSTICIA QE EN LAS PELIS XULAS NA MAS SALGAN INGLESES

  • http://uihu kljmo;ij;oij

    Amanda Bynes is really really really really really hot.
    Zac Efron is ok looking but compared to Amanda.. uh no…
    Amanda is HOT

  • ReemRules

    hi,
    you’re gross i mean every last on of you.
    and yeah we get it zac efron is hot but don’t go crazy about him i love him and i love amanda but puting your numbers, e-mails and adresses i mean come on he is not going to send or call stop that.
    i’m 13 and i’m not all over him or her (amanda i mean) you crazy.

    love,
    REEM

  • m+b+j

    hi amanda

    u r soooooooo coooooool i am ur no 1 fan

    an u r not fat at all

    lv frm michelle + beth + jonathan

  • beth

    hi amanda you ROCK i am you no 1 fan eva apart from michelle she is defo your no 1 fan evaaa from beth + michelle +jonathan p.s were are from stoke and you biggest fan EVAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

  • http://www.cluddefansdecamela gemelos93

    Amanda Bynes if this lellendo this message is that I have luck by gue DES of which erra very small not and tenidoni luck if your it can come or call you the agradesco this mensage is by my brother who this in carma ill if it has a little heart sees or llamame (965128905) or sees the alive Alicante in painter gaston gastello DESPI OF the BOY WHO DOES NOT HAVE LUCK

  • http://ihavenowebsite darsh from egybt

    i think amanda bynes the most beatiful star in the future

    and i hope good luck for her

  • http://sss sana

    kis

  • Sprmcandy

    Amanda is sooo C*U*T*E !!

  • IVONNE

    hairspray is very,very nice!!!