Zac Efron, Nikki Blonsky Talk Hairspray

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There are celebrity gossip rumors floating around that say Nikki Blonsky is getting in the way of Zanessa living happily ever after.

We don't think they're true because Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens just seem so happy together. But the cutest actor alive did join his Hairspray co-star for a recent interview hyping that movie...

Vanessa and Zac

Q: Had you seen Hairspray â€" the play or John Waters' original â€" before you did this film?
Nikki Blonsky: Yeah, really funny story. I was in my third month of callbacks during this five-and-a-half-month process, and the day after one of my callbacks I was sitting watching the Disney channel with my brother. He was watching High School Musical and he said, "I know they're doing a big Tracy search, but do you know who they will get to play Link?"

And I said, "Well, why don't they just get that kid? He's good looking. He sings. He dances. He acts." And wouldn't you know, a week after I got cast, I got a call saying, "You know, we just cast your boy from High School Musical." I said, you guys could have asked me, I could have told you that three months ago."
You were working but wasn't quite on the radar, and then, all of a sudden, Disney's High School Musical explodes.

Zac Efron: It's funny. We do have similar stories. I felt like, coming into Hairspray, I had slightly more experience. In the end, of course, I learned more from this girl than I could ever share with her. But I'm very blessed. I'm glad that I'm involved with musicals because I think with the young audience that we are educating, I'm making them aware of [musicals], and hopefully making them more mainstream. You know, it could be a popular genre in the future and I would love to stay involved with them for as long as I can.

Q: And for you Nikki?
Nikki Blonsky: This has been a dream come true. I saw Hairspray on Broadway when I was fifteen years old and fell in love with it. You know, unfortunately, Broadway is just in New York, so unless you come to New York or live in New York, you [won't] get the experience of Hairspray on Broadway. But this is a movie that is going everywhere, so I'm so excited to bring Tracy to life and bring her views to little kids, and show them different is ok and uniqueness is beautiful.

Q: The bottom line of this film is that being different is okay and it's okay to accept that.
Nikki Blonsky: It's about being who you are, being proud of who you are and embracing it, accepting others and accepting yourself, because you can't accept and love others until you love and accept yourself. (Hear that, Britney Spears?)

Q: What did you two you relate to the most about your characters?
Zac Efron: Oh gosh, I wish I could relate to Link. At the beginning, he's a fun character to play. He's a little bit shallow and enjoying the limelight of being a star on a local daytime TV show, so there wasn't much I could relate to Link. I guess it was that he loved dancing and singing, and that was always something I loved doing growing up. That was my outlet.

Nikki Blonsky: I was just a 17-year-old girl with a big dream, and Tracy is just a 17-year-old with a big dream. We both just wanted to be out there dancing and singing and performing, and we just wanted people to believe in us. Adam Shankman was my Corny Collins, he believed with me.

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hi i love u troy

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hey zac im 19 my name is leah and i have alway liked you and you should email love leah byy

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hello i love you zac

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HI, ZACK I AM ONE OF YOUR BIGGEST FANS OFF OF HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL. I REALLY WANT TO MEET YOU ONE OF THESE DAYS, TO ME IT SEEMS LIKE YOU AND VANESSIA ARE DATING OR SOMETHING, I HEARD THAT YOU GUYS HAD A FIRST KISS. I WANT TO KNOW IF I CAN HAVE YOUR CELL PHONE NUMBER ANDYOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS ,I ALSO WANT TO KNOW IF YOU CAN COME AND SEE ME ON MY BIRTHDAY? ITS ON DECEMBER NINTEENTH IT WOULD REALLY MAKE ME HAPPY IF I COULD SEE YOU. I HAVE HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL FOLDERS AND ONE OF THEM HAS YOUR PICTURE ON IT. I FELL IN LOVE WITH IT WEN I SEEN IT. I WILL NEVER THROW IT AWAY IF ITS NOT ALL MESSED UP OR NOYHING. I REALLY HOPE I GET TO MEET YOU. SINCERELY, KAYLA CHESTER

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i love hairspray do you there lots of thing in the movie witch are exited

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i love you so much troy. write back please

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hola soy puertoriqueña y zac efron con esa gorda naa q ver ej horrible zac ama a vanessa dijo cosas lindas de ella en la revista peopple

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du älskar inte vanessa?? hon älskar dej faktist men asåå hur kunde du strula med nikki hon är tjooockiss skems dej faktist ohon är ful

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Zac Efron Biography

Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens Zac Efron is a young, adorable actor. He's often compared to Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio. His career begin with High School Musical,... More »
Born
Birthplace
San Luis Obispo, California
Full Name
Zachary Efron

Zac Efron Quotes

Everything's been stepped up a few notches, all the dances, and I think the songs are pretty catchy this time around. And it's our senior year, so we've got graduation and prom to look forward to. All fun things to have in a movie.

Zac Efron [on High School Musical 3]

You never know with teenage girls. It's funny. But they're always, most of the time they're pretty respectful, and I love 'em. I'm very grateful.

Zac Efron
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