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Uma Thurman to do Multi-Episode Arc on "Smash"

The veteran actress will be joining the new NBC musical drama, premiering Feb. 6th.



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    "Pulp Fiction" and "Kill Bill" star Uma Thurman will be joining the upcoming NBC series "Smash."

    "Smash" just made a pretty big splash.

    Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Uma Thurman will be bringing some serious star power to the mid-season NBC series "Smash," which debuts Feb. 6.

    The "Pulp Fiction" star will be appearing in a multi-episode arc, playing a famous but difficult movie star who circles the lead role in the Broadway musical at the center of the show's plot.

    "Smash," starring "American Idol" runner-up Katharine McPhee, is about a naive young actress and singer who attempts to make it big in a Broadway musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe.

    The last time Thurman headed to TV, she snagged a Golden Globe for efforts (the 2002 HBO TV movie "Hysterical Blindness").

    In addition to McPhee, "Smash" stars "Will & Grace" vet Debra Messing and Hollywood royal Anjelica Huston.

    Selected Reading: Entertainment Weekly, Hollywood Reporter, Reuters