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Director Says 'Hairspray 2' Is Not Happening

June 3, 2010 (3:50 am) GMT
Confirming that the sequel to 2007 'Hairspray' is dead, Adam Shankman says he is 'OK' with that because he was pleased with the first movie.

There won't be another "" film. After many talks about the follow-up which is entitled "", director Adam Shankman has told the UK Press that the project is officially dead.

"I'm going to kill that rumor now, that got killed," he stated in an interview while he was in Hollywood. Shankman who also served as choreographer for the first movie apparently is not too much disappointed though the sequel is axed as he stated, "It's OK. I was so happy with the first one, let's leave well enough alone. It's all good."

2007 "Hairspray", which is based on the Tony Award-winning 2002 Broadway musical of the same name, stars , , , , , and . Since it was released in 2007, the musical comedy has grossed $202.5 million worldwide.

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