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Nikki Blonsky Heads to Smash

Smash has tapped another musical veteran for its upcoming season. Nikki Blonsky, who starred in the 2007 film version of Hairspray, has landed a recurring role in NBC's Broadway drama, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  Though there's no word on who she'll be playing, Smash star Wes Brown broke the casting news by tweeting a picture of the actress on set.

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Liz Raftery

Smashhas tapped another musical veteran for its upcoming season.

Nikki Blonsky, who starred in the 2007 film version of Hairspray, has landed a recurring role in NBC's Broadway drama, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  Though there's no word on who she'll be playing, Smash star Wes Brown broke the casting news by tweeting a picture of the actress on set.

Jesse L. Martin books recurring role on Smash

Last week, the show announced that it was adding original Rent cast member Jesse L. Martin to the cast. Jennifer Hudson and Sean Hayes will also be on board for Season 2.

Smash returns at midseason on NBC.