Never Fear: Hairspray Is Almost Here

John Travolta (with newcomer Nikki Blonsky) on the set on the movie Hairspray. Travolta is playing Edna Turnbolt, the role originated by Divine in the 1988 movie and reprised by Harvey Fierstein on Broadway. [SOURCE]

And here’s an article from USA Today about why John Travolta was the right man for the job.