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Director Reveals "Hairspray 2" Title and Details

Posted: January 6th, 2009 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Director Reveals "Hairspray 2" Title and DetailsSubmit Comment
Director Adam Shankman spoke to MTV News about the upcoming "Hairspray" sequel to confirm and deny some of the rumors that have been floating around. Here are some of the facts about the new movie.

* Zac Efron's character will not be taking acid. "I think that's probably part of the treatment that won't get used. And in the treatment, [Efron's drug use] is an accident."

* The new film will include John Travolta's weight-loss storyline. "It has Edna getting hooked on diet pills."

* The title of the sequel is "Hairspray 2: White Lipstick." "White Lipstick" was the original title of the 1998 "Hairspray" movie and refers to the 60s fashion fad.

* John Travolta wants to return for the sequel. "He's like 'No, just keep going. And if it's funny, I'll do it.'"

* Velma Von Tussle (Michelle Pfeiffer) won't return in the new movie. "Not because we didn't love her, but because we just thought different adversaries [would be necessary]. There'll be a change in villains."

* The sequel will use the Vietnam War as a backdrop.

* Someone will get drafted, but it won't be Zac Efron's character.

Source: MTV News


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Mr.Purple writes:
on January 6th, 2009 at 12:30:23 PM

This sounds utterly horrific. Why do people keep insisting on ruining good movies by making crappy sequels?
vaodsi writes:
on January 7th, 2009 at 2:47:16 PM

No acid scene.... d@mn.... now it will be lame(r)

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