Elijah Kelley

Elijah Kelley has booked the role of Seaweed in New Line’s “Hairspray.” John Travolta and Queen Latifah star; Adam Shankman will direct. Production is slated to start Sept. 5.

Kelley’s credits include “Take the Lead,” with Antonio Banderas, and “Heaven Falls,” which bowed at the South by Southwest fest. He also has appeared on CBS’ “Numbers” and FX’s “The Shield.”

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