We’ve known for a couple months that NBC‘s next planned musical is none other than Hairspray Live!, but we only just got our first casting news for the event on Monday… and we could not be more excited!
But that’s not the only update we’ve got for ya — Harvey Fierstein will also be reprising his role as Edna Turnblad, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical back in 2003!
Two leads down, nine to go.
Make sure to catch J.Hud, Harvey, and the rest of the to-be-determined cast when Hairspray Live! debuts Wednesday, December 7 on NBC!
Whom do U want to see join the cast next??
[Image via Jennifer Hudson/Instagram.]