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With Warner Bros. putting "Jersey Boys" into turnaround yesterday, it's another reminder that getting a musical made in Hollywood isn't easy. Generally big and expensive productions, not even a smattering of A-list stars in something like "Nine" can guarantee a success, but when they do connect with an audience, it's the rare kind of genre that invites repeat visits to the theater and big crowds to enjoy it with. And successes certainly endure. Five years on from when Adam Shankman's "Hairspray" hit theaters to critical acclaim and box office success, hauling in $118 million at home on its way to over $200 million worldwide, the Savannah Film Festival screened the film last weekend with the director on hand for a Q&A. We caught up with Shankman the day before the showing to talk about his memories of making the movie and where his career has taken him since. The 1962-set »

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