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Queen Latifah

Dark Horse Supporting Actress: 'Hairspray'

Why: Making a smooth transition from female rap phenom to movie star, Latifah has managed to integrate both her music and film careers seamlessly. Most of her films perform well at the box office — including “Hairspray’s” healthy $118 million take — and the pic’s positive race-mixing message will certainly be taken into account by those who thought this musical remake was a bountiful summer treat and has resonance beyond.

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    Why: Making a smooth transition from female rap phenom to movie star, Latifah has managed to integrate both her music and film careers seamlessly. Most of her films perform well at the box office — including “Hairspray’s” healthy $118 million take — and the pic’s positive race-mixing message will certainly be taken into account by […]

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    Why: Making a smooth transition from female rap phenom to movie star, Latifah has managed to integrate both her music and film careers seamlessly. Most of her films perform well at the box office — including “Hairspray’s” healthy $118 million take — and the pic’s positive race-mixing message will certainly be taken into account by […]

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    Why: Making a smooth transition from female rap phenom to movie star, Latifah has managed to integrate both her music and film careers seamlessly. Most of her films perform well at the box office — including “Hairspray’s” healthy $118 million take — and the pic’s positive race-mixing message will certainly be taken into account by […]

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    Why: Making a smooth transition from female rap phenom to movie star, Latifah has managed to integrate both her music and film careers seamlessly. Most of her films perform well at the box office — including “Hairspray’s” healthy $118 million take — and the pic’s positive race-mixing message will certainly be taken into account by […]

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    Why: Making a smooth transition from female rap phenom to movie star, Latifah has managed to integrate both her music and film careers seamlessly. Most of her films perform well at the box office — including “Hairspray’s” healthy $118 million take — and the pic’s positive race-mixing message will certainly be taken into account by […]

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    Why: Making a smooth transition from female rap phenom to movie star, Latifah has managed to integrate both her music and film careers seamlessly. Most of her films perform well at the box office — including “Hairspray’s” healthy $118 million take — and the pic’s positive race-mixing message will certainly be taken into account by […]

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