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Dove Cameron, Georgie Flores & More Join 'Dumplin' With Jennifer Aniston

Dove Cameron and Famous in Love‘s Georgie Flores have joined Dumplin with Jennifer Aniston.

Deadline reports that the flick will focus on Willowdean (Danielle Macdonald), nicknamed Dumplin, a confident, plus-sized teen who, to spite her beauty pageant queen mom (Aniston), enlists in a local pageant.

What starts as an impulsive one-day protest snowballs as Will inadvertently becomes the inspiration for a ragtag group of teenage outcasts joining the pageant.

Luke Benward, Maddie Baillio, Bex Taylor–Klaus and Ginger Minj will also star in the movie.

Jennifer Hudson Towers Over Her 'Hairspray' Co-Stars at FYC Event!

Kristin Chenoweth and Dove Cameron sandwich in their much taller co-star Jennifer Hudson while attending the Hairspray Live! For Your Consideration event held at the Saban Media Center on Friday (June 9) in North Hollywood.

The ladies were joined at the event by their co-stars Maddie Baillio, Garrett Clayton, Ephraim Sykes, Shahidi Wright Joseph, and original Hairspray star Ricki Lake.

The cast of the NBC live special is hoping to secure some Emmy nominations for the production!

Dove took to her Instagram Stories that day to belt out Beyonce‘s song “Listen” from Dreamgirls. Listen now on JustJaredJR.com

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VIDEO: Hairspray Live's Ephraim Sykes Sings 'Run And Tell That'

One of the highlights of Hairspray Live! was definitely Ephraim Sykes‘ performance of “Run And Tell That,” which you can watch right here!

He was joined by the ensemble cast, which included Maddie Baillio, Garrett Clayton, and Shahidi Wright Joseph.

Starring Ephraim‘s Seaweed J. Stubbs, the song confronts prejudice and celebrates the value of diversity. Watch the full video below!

And make sure to keep checking JustJared.com all night for full coverage of the live production!

ALSO MUST-READ: Who is Ephraim Sykes? Meet Hairspray Live‘s Seaweed!


Hairspray Live! – “Run And Tell That”
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VIDEO: Three Tracys Unite for 'Welcome to the 60s' During 'Hairspray Live'

One of the most special moments of the night during Hairspray Live was when three different Tracy Turnblads united during “Welcome to the 60s.”

Ricki Lake, who played the role in the 1988 movie, and Marissa Jaret Winokur, who played the role in the 2002 Broadway musical, made a special appearance in the song alongside Maddie Baillio, who is playing the role in the NBC live production.

“Welcome to the 60s” is a song that features Tracy getting her mom Edna (Harvey Fierstein) out of the house to experience what the world is like during the 1960s.


Hairspray Live! – Welcome to the ’60s (Highlight)

READ MORE: The two original Tracys spoke to us about their cameos in the NBC production!

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VIDEO: Hairspray Live's Ariana Grande, Dove Cameron, & Maddie Baillio Sing 'Mama I'm a Big Girl Now'

Ariana Grande kicked off her Hairspray Live! performance with an ensemble number of “Mama I’m a Big Girl Now,” which you can watch right here!

She was joined by co-stars Dove Cameron and Maddie Baillio as they sung about their respective parents.

The song first appeared in the 2002 theatrical musical, despite being left for the end credits of the 2007 film adaptation.

Make sure to keep watching the show and check JustJared.com all night for full coverage of the live production!

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VIDEO: Maddie Baillio Sings 'Good Morning Baltimore' to Open 'Hairspray Live!'

Maddie Baillio kicked off the night with a performance of “Good Morning Baltimore” during Hairspray Live and you can now watch the full video of the performance!

We sure saw that this is a live show right in the beginning when Maddie‘s microphone went off several times during the song and we couldn’t hear her singing the lyrics.

WHO IS MADDIE BAILLIO? Meet the actress playing Tracy Turnblad!

Maddie kept going like a pro though and didn’t let the errors stop her performance!

Make sure to keep watching the show and check JustJared.com all night for full coverage of the live production.


Hairspray Live! – Good Morning Baltimore (Highlight)
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Who Plays Tracy Turnblad? Meet Hairspray Live's Maddie Baillio!

Meet Maddie Baillio – the young woman playing Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray Live!

Hairspray Live! has been in the works for months, and Maddie auditioned all the way back in April for the live musical.

Maddie hails from League City, Texas, and auditioned at a large open call for the iconic role.

Click through the slideshow to meet Maddie Baillio…