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News "Hairspray" Film to Be Featured on "Breakfast with the Arts" The Oct. 29 broadcast of "Breakfast with the Arts," the Sunday-morning entertainment program on the A&E Network, will feature a segment devoted to the upcoming "Hairspray" film, which is based on the Tony-winning musical of the same name.

Amanda Bynes, who plays Penny Pingleton in the film, will join "Hairspray" producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron for an inside look at the eagerly awaited movie musical. Directed by Adam Shankman, "Hairspray" — with John Travolta as Edna Turnblad and Nikki Blonsky as Tracy Turnblad — is expected to hit movie theatres around the country in summer 2007. The two-hour program will also include segments about the Toronto International Film Festival, the romantic drama "Breaking and Entering," the Ashton Kutcher-Kevin Costner film "The Guardian," the Kate Winslet-Patrick Wilson drama "Little Children" and singer-songwriter Jewel as well as a discussion about immortality with Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn and Darren Aronofsky.

"Breakfast with the Arts" airs from 8-10 AM ET on A&E. Karina Huber hosts. Check local listings or visit www.aetv.com for more information.

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