Nikki Blonsky, who starred as Tracy Turnblad in the 2007 film of the Tony-winning musical "Hairspray," will play a recurring role on the second season of the NBC musical drama "Smash," according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Although details of Blonsky's role are being kept under wraps, news of her casting broke when "Smash" co-star Wesley Taylor tweeted a photo that was captioned, "@NBCSmash W/ @NikkiBlonsky."
Blonsky, who rose to fame in the movie musical "Hairspray" — produced by Neil Meron and Craig Zadan of "Smash" — has also been seen in "Queen Sized," "Harold" and "Ugly Betty," among others.
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