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Uma Thurman's Smash Landing: Will Star Quality Save Bombshell or Detonate It?

SMASH -- "Understudy" Episode 110 -- Pictured: Uma Thurman as Rebecca Duvall -- (Photo by: Will Hart/NBC)

As Smash executive producer David Marshall Grant told us earlier in the season, back when it appeared that Ivy had locked in the lead in Tom and Julia’s musical, “Theater is so mercurial and unpredictable… that [the role of Marilyn] becomes a bit of a revolving door that maybe even more than two people enter.”

And how. This Monday at 10/9c on the NBC drama, Uma Thurman (Kill Bill) enters as Rebecca Duvall … READ MORE

Did Smash Really Just [Spoiler]? 'It's More Complicated Than You Think,' Says Producer

SMASH -- Season:1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Katharine McPhee as Karen Cartwright, Megan Hilty as Ivy Lynn -- Photo by: Mark Seliger/NBC

Warning: The following contains spoilers from this Monday’s episode of Smash.

Well that was quick.

In but the second episode of NBC’s Smash, following additional rounds of callbacks and more showcasing of fancy footwork and mad pipes — and after much deliberation by Julia, Tom, Derek and Eileen — it was decided that … READ MORE

NBC's Smash Lures Uma Thurman For Major Arc


NBC’s midseason musical drama Smash is adding some major starpower.

In what marks her first significant TV gig, Uma Thurman is joining the already-impressive cast as a famous and somewhat difficult movie star who flirts with the idea of starring in Marilyn, the musical within the musical. READ MORE