Ariana Grande & Jennifer Hudson Tease Their 'Hairspray Live' Duet, Cast Does Mannequin Challenge

The countdown is on to the Dec. 7 debut of NBC's Hairspray Live event and two of the musical's stars, Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson teased their anticipated duet on Wednesday (Nov. 16) with the perfect Instgram pic. Grande, who is playing Penny Pingleton and Hudson, who will take on Motormouth Maybelle, will get together to take on "Come So Far (Got So Far to Go)," according to People, reprising the song sung by Queen Latifah in the 2007 film.


Got to love @arianagrande . Meoooowwww

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Hudson also gave a sneak peek at the behind-the-scenes vocal work she's doing with her old American Idol vocal coach, Michael Orland.




Grande also got weird with another castmate, Kristin Chenoweth and had fun with newcomer Maddie Baillio.


love of my life @kchenoweth ? --

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she's sunshine @maddiebaillio #HairsprayLive #TracyNPenny ?

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Also, the cast did an amazing version of the mannequin challenge, or course.


The Hairspray Live! cast also includes Harvey Fierstein, Baillio, Chenoweth, Martin Short, Derek Hough, Sean Hayes and Rosie O'Donnell.