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Jennifer Hudson, Derek Hough, and Martin Short have signed on for NBC’s Hairspray Live!. The TV event takes place in 1962 Baltimore and follows Tracy Turnblad, who wins a role on TV and becomes a celebrity overnight and meets a colorful array of characters.
Pearl Mackie has won the role of the new companion opposite Peter Capaldi on Doctor Who for the 10th season. This is Mackie’s first major television role.
The actors will join Gary Cole and Peter Gerety in the series produced by Ridley Scott under his Scott Free banner. The story is based on memoirs and letters from real doctors and nurses at the hospital in Alexandria, the longest occupied Confederate city of the Civil War.