The final hole in
the casting for New Line's Hairspray has been filled.
Jim Broadbent (Iris, Bridget Jones Diary) has signed
on to play Wilbur Turnblad, the father of lead
character Tracy Turnblad, reports Variety.
the already star-studded cast of Queen Latifah, John
Travolta, Amanda Bynes, and Michelle Pfeiffer. The film will
begin shooting in Toronto on September 5 and is slated
for release on December 21, 2007. (The