Nikki Blonsky stars as Tracy Turnblad.
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Inside ‘Hairspray’s’ sheen

There’s no such thing as too much hairspray for Tracy Turnblad (Nikki Blonsky), a girl with a passion for dancing. (New Line Cinema)
Edna Turnblad (John Travolta, left) is the over protective mother of Tracy (Nikki Blonsky). (New Line Cinema)
Wilbur Turnblad (Christopher Walken) is the hip and supportive father of Tracy. (New Line Cinema)
Velma Von Tussle (Michelle Pfeiffer) is the evil and scheming mother of Amber Von Tussle (Brittany Snow). (New Line Cinema)
Amber (Brittany Snow) loves to be the center of attention. (New Line Cinema)
Amber (Brittany Snow, center) won’t be upstaged by Tracy. (New Line Cinema)
Link Larkin (Zac Efron) plays it cool as the charming star of “The Corny Collins Show.” (New Line Cinema)
Tracy (Nikki Blonsky, center left) gets into a dancing groove with Penny Pingleton (Amanda Bynes, center) and Seaweed (Elijah Kelly, center right). (New Line Cinema)
Link (Zac Efron) falls for Tracy’s (Nikki Blonsky) charms. (New Line Cinema)
Penny (Amanda Bynes, left) can’t escape the psychotic hands of mother Prudy Pingleton (Allison Janney). (New Line Cinema)
Motormouth Maybelle (Queen Latifah) sings to Edna (John Travolta). (New Line Cinema)
No one’s more dynamic than Motormouth Maybelle (Queen Latifah) on “The Corny Collins Show.” (New Line Cinema)