NBC has announced that Jennifer Hudson will appear on the musical drama Smash next season. The Oscar and Grammy winner will appear in several episodes alongside Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty, portraying the character Veronica Moore, a Tony-winning Broadway star.
Executive producer Steven Spielberg said, "First Dreamgirls, now Smash. I have no doubt Jennifer will continue to deliver even more inspiration to the audience responsible for giving us a second season on NBC.”
Hudson's role of Effie White in the movie Dreamgirls earned her an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for best supporting actress.
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