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‘Hairspray’ Star Nikki Blonsky Joining ‘Smash’ Season 2 — Confirmed

Mon, September 17, 2012 1:08pm EDT by Andy Swift 3 Comments
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NBC confirms Nikki will appear on the show’s upcoming second season — but will she be playing herself?

Nikki Blonsky can hear the bells again — but this time, they’re chiming the NBC theme song! The Hairspray star is joining the second season of Smash, NBC confirms to, though details of her role are being kept under wraps for now.

Wes Taylor, who plays Bobby on Smash, spilled the beans Sept. 17 when he tweeted the above photo of himself goofing around with Nikki on set.

Nikki is the latest addition to the star-studded second season, which already includes huge names like Jennifer HudsonSean Hayes and Jesse L. Martin.

What do you think of this casting, Smash fans? Do you hope to see Nikki stick around for multiple episodes? Drop me a comment with your thoughts and predictions. We’re still months away from season two!

— Andy Swift

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