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Hairspray! The Beat Goes On

Hairspray! The Beat Goes On

Entertainment Weekly takes a sneak peek at the Hairspray DVD (release date November 20, 2007) and shares a video of the song, “I Can Wait.”

This wistful sweet ballad was composed especially for the film as a solo for heroine Tracy Turnblad (played by Nikki Blonsky), and was actually shot for the film, but was eventually deleted before the final release.

The scene shows Tracy singing the ballad while locked up in Prudy Pingleton’s bomb shelter basement, interspersed with montages of events that took place earlier in the movie.

Don’t wait to catch the video at ew.com.

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Posted to: Hairspray, Nikki Blonsky

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  • http://optimum.com zanessa110

    oh its her…

  • cydiie.

    cool ! i cant wait to get the dvd.
    hairspray is an amazing musical. (:

  • Ariana.s

    i cant wait for the dvd – omgggg i love zac efronn

  • Ariana.s

    i cant wait for the dvd – omgggg i love zac efron

  • http://marcia thais

    i love zac efron

  • Claire

    gotta love Travolta’s view on this!
    http://www.spymac.com/details/?2302204

  • ugh

    eww…*cringe*

  • People

    i love zac efron²

    s22

  • smith

    yay like one of the first few! i love hairspray…it’s soo cool :]

  • d holiday

    i was wonderin when it was comin out because they said it was coming out on the 13th. i am going to watch the “run and tell that” scene over and over. elijah kelly did his damn thing in the movie.

  • moi

    You honestly have to be such s grumpy old fart not to enjoy hairspray even a tiny bit, I absolutley loved it!

  • marie

    I don’t really like her. she annoys me. but thats only my opinion. :)

    But do you guys know what i think is kind of funny. People saying she’s going to be big in hollywood. Um, no she’s not. Have you seen her? I’m not saying there’s anything wrong with her weight!! Don’t get me wrong. BUT c’mon people. this is HOLLYWOOD. & hollywood is a cruel place. I predict the most she’ll get anytime soon is supporting roles and maybe main roles every now and then. Still not big though. :(

  • Mikaela

    i don’t like her…

  • William

    You don’t like her because why?

    She’s not Vanessa…

    You girls need to grow up!

    Sing on Miss Blonsky!

  • ugh

    I’m guessing Willian likes girls with more meat

  • William

    I don’t like girls at all.

    But wha’ts wrong with girls with meat?

    Cacomorphobia is an ugly thing, seems to many people suffer from it.

  • hahaha

    THEY DON LIKE HER NOT BECOZ SHES NOT V! BECOZ THEY LOVE ZAC EFRON!

  • Kayla

    YAYAYAYA FINALLY JARED YOU HAVE SOMETHING WITH JUST NIKKI ON HERE!!!!!

    WE NEED YOU TO POST MORE NIKKI!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks for this I CAN”T WAIT for the DVD!

  • Carrie

    Yay! I love Nikki Blonsky! She is so gorgeous and talented, not to mention sweet, funny, and down to earth. Also, William, you are so right. There’s not a thing in the world wrong with big girls. It’s horrible how many people say mean things about her just because she’s not a size 0 and because she’s so close with Zac Efron. Grow up, people.

  • Kayla

    And like all you girls tell us, if you don’t like Nikki then don’t post on this thread!

    She his a wonderful singer/actress/person

    I agree with William

  • Kayla

    Carrie I also agree with you!

    Go Blonsky!

  • http://ZANESSA10.PICZO.COM KATRINA

    YAY!!!!!! HAIRSPRAY COMES OUT ON DVD NOVEMBER 20!!!!! THAT’S JUST 9 DAYS B4 MY B-DAY!!!!! WHOHOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!! (SCREAM)

  • VanessaGarcia19

    I AGREE GO NIKKI! SHE HAS REAL TALENT
    AND PLUS IF ZAC LIKES
    HER WHY CANT YOU! JUST THEY
    WAY YOU LOVE VANESSA HUDGENS
    TOO….I LOVE ZAC EFRON SOO MUCH HE REALLY SHOWED
    HE’S HAS MORE POTENTIAL THAN JUST HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL
    I LOVED HAIRSPRAY I CANT WAIT! :)

  • http://yahoo.com Nikki Blonsky

    Thanks you guys for all the support! Remember to watch the AMA awards. Who do you think will win, Hsm 2, or Hairspray?

  • Tracy

    I can’t wait for the DVD!!!!!!!!!! Nikki is such a great girl and is going to have an awesome career! I can’t wait for her album to come out! WOOHOOO! You go BLONSKY! ZIKKI FTW!

  • Kim

    Thanks for the link. I love Nikki’s voice!

  • dadaly

    awwwww………i hate that movie so much……

  • Jules

    Oh jeez. More immature people coming and making comments about her? Grow up. If you dont like her then dont post.

    Nikki is brillaint. Her talents far surpass those of many other young stars out there. She WILL make it in Hollywood. She is classy and down to earth. She will make it. There is nothing wrong with her not being a size zero and that wont keep her from making it in that business. Look at Queen Latifah, she has gotten PLENTY of amazing roles. Saying she’s too big for Hollywood is pure bullcrap. Not everyone will be nice, but thats how it is in the real world, not just Hollywood.

    I cannot wait for Hairspray to come out. That DVD is going to be packed with amazing stuff.

  • rachelle

    yeah you tell ‘em Jules, Nikki Blonsky already wrapped another movie after Hairspray and is working on a third. She’s pretty unique which will get her far.

  • http://www.myspace.com/thisirishgirl irish

    Her rendition of this moves me to tears. Nikki has a phenomenal voice and will not be confined by the Hollywood regime because she has the talent across the board for film, TV AND theatre which believe me she will excel in. Above and beyond all that she has class and a sense of humour about herself and the industry. Very old Hollywood, she’s a star in the true sense of the word.

    More please Jared ;)

  • ashley

    I love Nikki. thanks for posting this Jared. she’s awesome. and has an amazing singing voice. I can’t wait to see her in more stuff. :)

  • Kayla

    yay Jules and Trace can’t agree with you more!!! she is going to make it in Hollywood just fine!

  • Carrie

    Jules and Irish, well said. Nikki has something that a lot of other girls in Hollywood lack: talent. She’s smart and funny, and seeing as how she’s already wrapped one movie and is currently filming another one, I think it’s safe to say she’ll have plenty of work, unlike some other people I could mention. Not that I am thinking of anyone in particular, HUDGE.

  • ashley

    and then we have award season coming up. and she’s sure to get some nominations. :)

  • Tracy

    Irish, Jules, and our new shipper William! Right on guys! Ms.Blonsky is the shiznit! I am glad that we finally have a girl that can be a great role model for young girls! We need more woman like that who aren’t ashamed of being a bigger girl but lavish in it!

  • Mìh

    Love Zac!

  • http://freewebs.com/jasisdabest jas

    nice they shoulda put that in the movie. i hope she does make it big in hollywood. she’ll be an inspiration for people everywhere

  • http://www.myspace.com/thisirishgirl irish

    She’s pretty much a shoo-in for a Golden Globe and BAFTA nom :) She’s already won a Young Hollywood Award and Rising Star Award this year, it’s just the start for her :)

  • Nonna

    Very awesome to see you reporting on Nikki Jared!

    I can’t wait for the DVD release. I have been anticipating this!

    And I have no idea why they cut that from the movie. It was a good song and her voice sounds amazing in it. Loved how they weaved in the scenes from earlier in the movie.

  • http://yahoo.com Nikki Blonsky

    thanks guys for the support! and yes me and zac are best friends, but he has a girlfriend. if people like me because they know I am friends with zac, then you are not REAL FANS…

  • Tracy

    Jas you are so right! At least she doesn’t have to take her clothes off to get some attention or date a hot guy. Hmm who could I be talking about * Cough Hudge*.

    Anyways, Nikki is a triple threat, she can sing, dance, and act. She has a personality thats real! ThankGod! We need more girls like her. She doesn’t have to pretend to be happy. She has a good team behind her helping her make the right decisions!

  • Nonna

    Nikki rocks! I can’t wait to see more from her.

    Hopefully you will be reporting on her more often!

  • Tracy

    Nonna I couldn’t agree more! JJ you need to start posting more about this girl!

  • Kayla

    I can’t wait for this DVD it’s going to be absolutly amazing! and I love my girls from FF everything you say well put!

  • Tracy

    Nikki you are the reason that most of us even fell for Zac. You are making him become a man! SO THANKYOU THANKYOU!

  • Kim

    Yes, exactly. I think it’s more that I like Zac because he’s friends with Nikki than the other way around.

  • Kayla

    I agree I didn’t even notice him until Nikki came along, then poof yay for them and they’re amazing friendship!

  • clara

    I love this movie but I really despise her voice.

  • Jennifer

    Jared – It’s about time that you are giving Nikki some attention on her own! She is amazing with Zac, and they are such great friends and have terrific chemistry on and off the screen, but she deserves her own recognition.

    This song is SOOOO beautiful! She is so talented, and we’ve only seen the beginning!

  • missy

    woooo! More Nikki!!!!
    I freaking love the girl so much!! I seriously cannot wait to get this DVD!!!

    Nikki is the most beautiful girl ever!!!!!

    Thanks Jared for posting news about Nikki she is freakin amazing and we love her!

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