Smash, NBC's midseason musical drama, is to receive an A-List guest star in Uma Thurman. She will appear as a major character for a five-episode story arc, which will be her first series gig.
Smash, is about the process of creating and staging Marilyn, a Broadway musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe, Thurman will play a famous and somewhat difficuly movie star who flirts with the idea of starring in the production.
Thurman was rewarded with a Golden Globe statue for her rare TV stint in the HBO movie Hysterical Blindness and will next be seen in the film Eloise In Paris.
Smash is due to premiere on February 6th and has an all star cast which consists of Debra Messing, Christian Bale, Katharine McPhee, Magan Hilty, Anjelica Huston and Jack Davenport.