Scoop: Will & Grace's Debra Messing Joins NBC's Glee-esque Pilot Smash
The project — from Steven Spielberg, Chicago duo Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and Hairspray songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman — follows a diverse cast of characters who come together to stage a Broadway show about Marilyn Monroe.
Messing will play Julia, the musical’s good-natured lyricist who is slow to embrace the commercially-iffy subject matter.
Thoughts? Are you more or less inclined to sample Smash with Messing on board?