‘Hairspray’ Star Blonsky Joins ‘Smash’

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “Hairspray” star Nikki Blonsky has signed on for the musical drama as a recurring cast member for the series, an NBC spokeswoman told TheWrap. No details about Blonsky’s character were available, or about how many episodes she will appear on. However, Blonsky’s new castmate Wesley Taylor, who plays Bobby on the […]

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A ‘Huge’ Appreciation For A Show Canceled Too Soon

Monday, ‘Huge‘ was officially canceled by ABC Family.  The news was not unexpected.  The critically acclaimed show was watched by far fewer people than the network’s other summer shows, ‘Pretty Little Liars‘ and ‘Melissa & Joey,’  losing about half of its ‘Secret Life of the American Teen‘ lead-in. Worse, its premiere attracted a healthy 2.53 […]

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The Drama Club: Gina Torres Kicks Lazer-Free Butt In ‘Huge’

Actress Gina Torres inspires descriptive adjectives like fierce, strong and powerful.  She always gets casts as women who are a force to be reckoned with, be it the warrior Zoe on ‘Firefly‘, powerful goddess Jasmine on ‘Angel’ or even Vanessa’s overbearing, politically correct mother on ‘Gossip Girl.’  So it initially comes as a surprise that […]

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Hasselhoff, Blonsky Go to Fat Camp in ABC Family’s ‘Huge’

Move over, Hoff – there’s a new Hasselhoff in town. David Hasselhoff’s daughter Hayley has landed a leading role alongside ‘Hairspray‘ star Nikki Blonsky in a new ABC Family series called ‘Huge’ about kids struggling with their weight at a fat camp, says The Hollywood Reporter. ABC Family has ordered ten episodes of the comedy […]

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