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'Hairspray' cast members from NBC's 'Live,' John Waters' original movie, more iterations

That's a lot of "Hairspray."

But it seems there's a demand for yet another iteration of John Waters' campy 1988 musical comedy, as NBC airs "Hairspray Live!" Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. EST.

Take a look at the new cast (which includes Ariana Grande, Martin Short and more stars), as well as some familiar faces from the original and its 2007 remake starring Long Island's Nikki Blonsky. "Hairspray" was also adapted for the stage, with a Broadway run from 2002 to 2009.

NBC's "Hairspray Live!"

Foreground from left, Garrett Clayton as Link Larson,
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Foreground from left, Garrett Clayton as Link Larson, Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad, Harvey Feinstein as Edna Turnblad, Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Maybelle and Ariana Grande as Penny Pingleton during a rehearsal for "Hairspray Live!," which aired Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. Sets for the musical were designed by Broadway set designer Derek McLane.

NBC's "Hairspray Live!"

From left, Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad, Jennifer
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From left, Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad, Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Maybelle, Harvey Fierstein as Edna Turnblad during a rehearsal for "Hairspray Live!," which aired Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. Sets for the musical were designed by Broadway set designer Derek McLane.

Edna Turnblad (Michael McKean) & Tracy Turnblad (Carly Jibson) in "Hairspray" on Broadway

Michael McKEan as Edna Turnblad and Carly Jibson
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Michael McKean, left, plays Edna Turnblad with Carly Jibson as Tracy Turnblad during their Broadway musical debut as new additions to the "Hairspray" cast at Manhattan's Neil Simon Theatre in 2004.

Edna Turnblad (John Travolta) & Tracy Turnblad (Nikki Blonsky) in "Hairspray" (2007)

John Travolta (left) stars as 'Edna Turnblad' and
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John Travolta, left, plays Edna Turnblad with Nikki Blonsky as Tracy Turnblad in the 2007 movie remake.

Tracy Turnblad (Carly Jibson) & Edna Turnblad (Michael McKean) in "Hairspray" on Broadway

CARLY JIBSON (Tracy Turnblad), making her Broadway debut,
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Carly Jibson, left, makes her Broadway debut as Tracy Turnblad, with Michael McKean making his Broadway musical debut, as Edna Turnblad), headlining as daughter and mother in 1962 Baltimore in "Hairspray" at Manhattan's Neil Simon Theatre in 2004.

Edna Turnblad (John Travolta) & Tracy Turnblad (Nikki Blonsky) in "Hairspray" (2007)

John Travolta, left, as
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John Travolta, left, plays Edna Turnblad with Nikki Blonsky as Tracy Turnblad in the 2007 movie remake.

Original "Hairspray" Broadway cast members

Clarke Thorell (extreme left, as Corny Collins), Linda
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Clarke Thorell (far left, as Corny Collins), Linda Hart (center, as Velma Von Tussle) and Laura Bell Bundy (right, as Amber Von Tussle) in "Hairspray," which opened on Broadway Aug. 15, 2002 at Neil Simon Theater.

Original "Hairspray" Broadway cast members

DICK LATESSA, HARVEY FIERSTEIN, Mary Bond Davis and
Photo Credit: Newsday/Ari MIntz

From left, original "Hairspray" Broadway cast members Dick Latessa, Harvey Fierstein, Mary Bond Davis and Marissa Jaret Winokur during a performance.

Original "Hairspray" Broadway cast members

Marissa Jaret Winokur, center, and the rest of
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Marissa Jaret Winokur, center, and the rest of the cast perform a scene from "Hairspray" on Broadway. The $10.5 million musical opened at the Neil Simon Theatre on Aug. 15, 2002.

Original "Hairspray" Broadway cast members

Matthew Morrison, Kerry Butler, Corey Reynolds and MARISSA
Photo Credit: Newsday/Ari Mintz

From left, Matthew Morrison as Link Larkin, Kerry Butler as Penny Pingleton, Corey Reynolds as Seaweed J. Stubbs and Marissa Jaret Winokur as Tracy Turnblad in Broadway's "Hairspray." Set in 1962 Baltimore, the musical comedy explores themes of integration, celebrity and, true to its title, hairstyling.

Seaweed J. Stubbs in "Hairspray Live!" (2016): Ephraim Skyes

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Season: 2016 -- Pictured: Ephraim
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Ephraim Skyes plays Seaweed J. Stubbs in NBC's "Hairspray Live!" airing Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

"Hairspray" (2007) cast

(left to right) Tabitha Lupien stars as “Becky”,
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From left, Tabitha Lupien as “Becky”, Brittany Snow as “Amber von Tussle”, Hayley Podschun as “Tammy” and Kelly Fletcher as “Lu Anne” in "Hairspray" (2007)

Edna Turnblad (Harvey Fierstein) in "Hairspray" on Broadway

Actor Harvey Fierstein is shown performing in a
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Harvey Fierstein performs in a scene from "Hairspray" previews on Broadway prior to its 2002 opening. Critics didn't see it until close to the Aug. 15 debut, but during previews were already calling it "the next 'Producers.' "

Edna Turnblad in "Hairspray" (2007): John Travolta

John Travolta stars as 'Edna Turnblad' in New
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John Travolta stars as Edna Turnblad in "Hairspray" (2007).

Tracy Turnblad (Marissa Jaret Winokur) & Edna Turnblad (Harvey Fierstein) in Broadway's "Hairspray"

MARISSA JARET WINOKUR and HARVEY FIERSTEIN, as Tracy
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Marissa Jaret Winokur (left, as Tracy Turnblad) and & Harvey Fierstein as Edna Turnblad in Broadway's "Hairspray." The highly anticipated stage adaptation of John Waters' 1988 cult film of the same name was the first musical of the 2002 Broadway season. Waters consulted on the stage production.

Edna Turnblad (Harvey Fierstein) & Tracy Turnblad (Marissa Jaret Winokur) in "Hairspray" on Broadway

HARVEY FIERSTEIN and MARISSA JARET WINOKUR , as
Photo Credit: Newsday/Ari Mintz

Edna Turnblad (Harvey Fierstein) & Tracy Turnblad (Marissa Janet Winokur) in "Hairspray" on Broadway (2002).

Edna Turnblad (Harvey Fierstein) in "Hairspray" on Broadway

Actor Harvey Fierstein is shown performing in a
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Harvey Fierstein performs in a scene from "Hairspray" previews on Broadway prior to its 2002 opening.

Amber Von Tussle (Laura Bell Bundy) in "Hairspray" on Broadway

Laura Bell Bundy as Amber Von Tussle in
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Laura Bell Bundy as Amber Von Tussle in "Hairspray" on Broadway ahead of its 2002 opening.

Amber von Tussle in "Hairspray" (2007): Brittany Snow

Brittany Snow (center) stars as 'Amber von Tussle'
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Brittany Snow plays Amber von Tussle in the 2007 remake of John Waters' 1988 film.

Amber Von Tussle in "Hairspray Live!" (2016): Dove Cameron

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Season: 2016 -- Pictured: Dove
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Dove Cameron plays Amber Von Tussle in NBC's "Hairspray Live!" airing Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

Amber von Tussle (Brittany Snow) & “Corny Collins (James Marsden) in "Hairspray" (2007)

Brittany Snow (center left) stars as “Amber
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Brittany Snow (center left) as “Amber von Tussle” with James Marsden (center right) as “Corny Collins” in the 2007 "Hairspray" movie.

Franklin von Tussle (Sonny Bono) & Velma von Tussle (Debbie Harry) in "Hairspray" (1988)

Franklin (Sonny Bono) plants a bomb in Velma's
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Franklin (Sonny Bono) plants a bomb in Velma's (Debbie Harry) sky-high hairdo as part of devious plot that backfires in a big way in the 1988 movie "Hairspray."

Velma Von Tussle (Linda Hart) & Amber Von Tussle (Laura Bell Bundy) in "Hairspray" on Broadway

Linda Hart as Velma Von Tussle and Laura
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Linda Hart (left, as Velma Von Tussle) and Laura Bell Bundy as Amber Von Tussle in Broadway's "Hairspray" (2002).

Velma von Tussle in "Hairspray" (2007): Michelle Pfeiffer

Michelle Pfeiffer stars as 'Velma von Tussle' in
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Michelle Pfeiffer plays as Velma von Tussle in the 2007 remake  of John Waters' 1988 film.

Tracy Turnblad (Marissa Jaret Winokur) & Link Larkin (Matthew Morrison) in "Hairspray" on Broadway

MARISSA JARET WINOKUR and Matthew Morrison in HAIRSPRAY.
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Marissa Jaret Winokur and Matthew Morrison star as Tracy Turnblad and Link Larkin, respectively, in Broadway's "Hairspray."

Link Larkin in "Hairspray" (2007): Zac Efron

Zac Efron (left) stars as 'Link Larkin' and
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Zac Efron plays Link Larkin opposite Nikki Blonsky as Tracy Turnblad in the 2007 remake of John Waters' 1988 film.

Link Larkin in "Hairspray Live!" (2016): Garrett Clayton

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Season: 2016 -- Pictured: Garrett
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Garrett Clayton plays Link Larkin in NBC's "Hairspray Live!" airing Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

Tracy Turnblad in "Hairspray" (2007): Nikki Blonsky

Nikki Blonsky stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New
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Nikki Blonsky stars as Tracy Turnblad in the 2007 remake of John Waters' 1988 film.

Tracy Turnblad in "Hairspray" (2007): Nikki Blonsky

Nikki Blonsky stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New
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Nikki Blonsky stars as Tracy Turnblad in the 2007 "Hairspray" remake.

Tracy Turnblad in "Hairspray Live!": Maddie Baillio

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Season: 2016 -- Pictured: Maddie
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Maddie Baillio stars as Tracy Turnblad in NBC's "Hairspray Live!" airing Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

Penny Pingleton” (Amanda Bynes) & Prudy Pingleton (Allison Janney) in "Hairspray" (2007)

Amanda Bynes (left) stars as “Penny Pingleton” and
Photo Credit: New Line Cinema/David James

Amanda Bynes and Allison Janney star as mother-daughter duo Penny Pingleton and Prudy Pingleton” in the 2007 remake of John Waters' 1988 film.

Penny Pingleton in "Hairspray Live!" (2016): Ariana Grande

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Season: 2016 -- Pictured: Ariana
Photo Credit: NBC/Andrew Eccles

Ariana Grande plays Penny Pingleton in NBC's "Hairspray Live!" airing Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

Prudy Pingleton in "Hairspray Live!" (2016): Andrea Martin

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Season: 2016 -- Pictured: Andrea
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Andrea Martin plays Prudy Pingleton in NBC's "Hairspray Live!" airing Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

"Hairspray" (1988)

Left to right: Jerry Stiller, Ricki Lake and
Photo Credit: New LIne Cinema/Henny Garfunkel

From left, Wilbur Turnblad (Jerry Stiller), Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake) and Edna Turnblad (Divine) in the original "Hairspray" movie from 1988.

Wilbur Turnblad (Christopher Walken) & Edna Turnblad (John Travolta) in "Hairspray" (2007)

Christopher Walken (left) stars as 'Wilbur Turnblad' and
Photo Credit: New Line Cinema/David James

Christopher Walken, left, plays Wilbur Turnblad with John Travolta as Edna Turnblad in the 2007 remake of John Waters' 1988 film.

Motormouth Maybelle in "Hairspray" (2007): Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah stars as 'Motormouth Maybelle' in New
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Queen Latifah plays Motormouth Maybelle in the 2007 remake of John Waters' 1988 film.

Motormouth Maybelle in "Hairspray Live!" (2016): Jennifer Hudson

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Season: 2016 -- Pictured: Jennifer
Photo Credit: NBC/Brian Bowen Smith

Jennifer Hudson plays Motormouth Maybelle in NBC's "Hairspray Live!" airing Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Wilbur in "Hairspray Live!" (2016): Martin Short

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Season: 2016 -- Pictured: Martin
Photo Credit: NBC/Brian Bowen Smith

Martin Short plays Wilbur in NBC's "Hairspray Live!" airing Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Little Inez in "Hairspray Live!" (2016): Shahadi Wright Joseph

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Season: 2016 -- Pictured: Shahadi
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Shahadi Wright Joseph plays Little Inez in NBC's "Hairspray Live!" airing Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Mr. Pinky in "Hairspray Live!" (2016): Sean Hayes

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Season: 2016 -- Pictured: Sean
Photo Credit: NBC/Chris Haston

Sean Hayes plays Mr. Pinky  in NBC's "Hairspray Live!" airing Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Rob Barker in "Hairspray Live!" (2016): Billy Eichner

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Season: 2016 -- Pictured: Billy
Photo Credit: NBC/Chris Haston

Billy Eichner plays Rob Barker in NBC's "Hairspray Live!" airing Wednesday, Dec. 7.

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