Julian Ovenden Will Play JFK on Second Season of NBC's "Smash"; New Season Two Trailer Released
07 Jan 2013
Julian Ovenden, who was seen on Broadway in
Butley, has landed a recurring role on the second season of the NBC musical drama "Smash," according to TVLine.com.
Ovenden, who appeared in the world premiere of the new musical
Finding Neverland last fall and was seen in Off-Broadway's Death Takes a Holiday, will play Simon, the actor cast as John F. Kennedy in the Marilyn Monroe musical Bombshell.
He will join previously announced Season Two additions "Hairspray" actress Nikki Blonsky, former
Rent co -stars Jesse L. Martin and Daphne Rubin-Vega, Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson, Tony Award nominees Jeremy Jordan and Sean Hayes, and Andy Mientus of Off-Broadway's Carrie, among others.
For the series' second season, Josh Safran succeeds
Theresa Rebeck ( Seminar) as showrunner — the person in charge of all aspects of the story.
Before "Smash" returns to NBC,
read Playbill.com's weekly recap of the series, The "Smash" Report, beginning with the show's Season One finale.
"Smash" will return Feb. 5. Watch the newly released trailer:
09 Dec 2013 -- Jeremy Jordan, Krysta Rodriguez, Andy Mientus, Carrie Manolakos Prove to Be a "Smash" in 54 Below's Hit List Concert 09 Dec 2013 -- Jeremy Jordan, Krysta Rodriguez, Andy Mientus, Carrie Manolakos Prove to Be a "Smash" in 54 Below's Hit List Concert 08 Dec 2013 -- Jeremy Jordan, Krysta Rodriguez, Andy Mientus, Carrie Manolakos Bring "Smash" Musical Hit List to Life Dec. 8-9 at 54 Below 01 Nov 2013 -- 54 Below Adds Dec. 8 Hit List Concert, Based on Fictional "Smash" Musical 15 Oct 2013 -- 54 Below's Hit List Concerts, Based on Fictional "Smash" Musical, Sell Out in One Hour
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