John Travolta and Nikki Blonsky
in Hairspray
(© New Line Cinema)
John Travolta and Nikki Blonsky
in Hairspray
(© New Line Cinema)
The hit film Hairspray is getting a special return engagement, January 4-10, at the Laemmle's Sunset-5 theater in Los Angeles and at the Landmark's Sunshine Cinema in New York.

To kickoff the re-release of the film, Hairspray star John Travolta, who plays Edna Turnblad, will participate in Q & A sessions with the audience at the January 4 Los Angeles screenings.

Directed by Adam Shankman, the movie also stars Nikki Blonsky as Tracy Turnblad, Christopher Walken as Wilbur Turnblad, Zac Efron as Link Larkin, Amanda Bynes as Penny Pingleton, Brittany Snow as Amber von Tussle, Queen Latifah as Motormouth Maybelle, James Marsden as Corny Collins, Allison Janney as Prudy Pingleton, Elijah Kelley as Seaweed, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Velma von Tussle.

The film, based on John Waters' original film and the Broadway musical, has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, including Best Picture, Musical or Comedy, and a Screen Actors' Guild Award for Best Ensemble.