She was cast as cocaine-addicted trophy wife Elvira Hancock. The mystery — drama ensemble film follows world-renowned detective Hercule Poirot , who seeks to solve a murder on the famous European train in the s. In the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Hairspray, she starred with John Travolta , Christopher Walken , Zac Efron and Queen Latifah ,  in the role of Velma Von Tussle, the racist and sizeist manager of a television station. While she continued to act steadily throughout the decade, she and her producing partner Guinzburg experienced a winning streak of producing back to back films next under their Via Rosa Productions header. Pfeiffer made her acting debut in , in one-episode appearance of Fantasy Island. The film was produced by her company, but instead starred Angelina Jolie and Antonio Banderas. I gave them an enormous amount of money. Initially the character was "too sexual," then she lacked fun. It's hard not to cringe, watching this emotionally ready actress fling herself headlong into false material. Pfeiffer is the first celebrity to have appeared on the cover of the annual issue twice, and the only person to be featured on the cover twice during the s. For the role of Angela de Marco, she donned a curly brunette wig and a Brooklyn accent,  and received her first Golden Globe Award nomination as Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy , beginning a six-year streak of consecutive Best Actress nominations at the Golden Globes. Her stitched-together, black patent leather costume, based on a sketch of Burton's, remains the character's most iconic look.