Anjelica Huston Joins NBC’s Musical Pilot Smash


Oscar winner Anjelica Huston will co-star opposite Debra Messing and Katharine McPhee in NBC's drama pilot Smash, a musical series about the making of a Marilyn Monroe play on Broadway, based on an idea by Steven Spielberg, being produced by Chicago maestros Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. Huston will play "a shrewd, classy but cynical" lady — herself? — and a producer of the Broadway production. [Deadline]