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‘Smash’ Season 2 Trailer: New Faces, New Love And More

Smash Season 2 Poster and Trailer

“Smash” returns mid-season with big stars.

The trailer below features new cast, romance, and old rivalries. The upcoming season guest stars include: Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson, Sean Hayes, Jesse L. Martin, Bernadette Peters, Jeremy Jordan and Liza Minnelli.

“Smash” season 2 debuts with a two-hour premiere on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 9/8c on NBC.

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‘Smash’ Adds Jesse L. Martin And More Casting News

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“Rent” alum, Jesse L. Martin is joining “Smash”‘s upcoming season.

The “Law and Order” vet has been cast to play Scott Welker in a recurring role. Welker is an artistic director at a theater company and a potential love interest to Julia, who is played by Debra Messing, THR reports.

Jesse L. Martin joins Jennifer HudsonSean HayesJeremy JordanKrysta Rodriguez, and Sheryl Lee Ralph on the second season of NBC’s musical drama.

“Smash” returns midseason on NBC.

In other casting news…

“Everwood” alum, Tom Amandes will guest star on ABC’s hit drama “Scandal.” Amande will play Governor Reston on the drama’s upcoming season. [THR]

Trisha Rae Stahl is set to recur on Fox’s drama “Glee.” The actress was seen last night during the fourth season premiere as Marley Rose’s mother. [THR]

Annie Potts has been tapped to play Justin Krik’s mother Virginia on “Animal Practice.” Potts’ character is described as “snobbish, racist, and [totally] self absorbed” lady. [TVLine]

Isla Fisher and Terry Crews have joined “Arrested Development” fourth season.has added two new actors to Season 4. Details about their characters are being kept under lock and key. [Zap2it]

Isaiah Mustafa will guest star in “Nikita.” Mustafa is set to play Cyrus, one of the Dirty Thirty ex-Division agents the titular spy and her team. [TV Guide]

Jeffrey Nordling (24) has joined The CW’s new drama “Arrow” as Helena Bertinelli’s Huntress father. [Examiner]

Grace Gummer-Merly Streep’s daughter has joined ABC’s midseason new series “Zero Hour” in a recurring role as FBI Agent Paige Willis. [EW]

Sean Hayes Gets ‘Smash’ed And More Casting News

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Sean Hayes will guest-star on NBC’ s musical drama “Smash.” The “Will & Grace” veteran will appear as Terrence Falls in a multi-episode arc of the upcoming season, NBC reports.

‘Smash’ Casts ‘Newsies’ Star

Falls is described as “a comedic television and film star who is making his Broadway debut in the musical Liaisons, based on the novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses.  Due to a series of comic circumstances, he becomes a major thorn in the side for Ivy Lynn (Megan Hilty) and other characters.”

Jennifer Hudson Joins ‘Smash’.

Hayes will also appear on NBC’s “Up All Night” as Ava’s former accompanist.

“Smash” returns midseason on NBC.

More casting news…

Jodi Lyn O’Keefe (Prison Break) will guest-star as a TV entertainment reporter on the forthcoming season of “Castle.”  [THR]

Mike Dopud (Smallville) has booked a recurring role on “Mistresses.” This Means War star will play Oliver, an  European who purchases Josslyn’s real estate firm. [EW]

Michael Nardelli will star as Trey on ABC hit “Revenge.” Trey, a recurring character, is Declan’s trouble friend. [TVLine]

Star Wars alum Billy Dee Williams has been cast as Leroy Jethro, who Leroy Jethro Gibbs was named after. Williams will play a WW II veteran and a close friend of the Gibbs family on “NCIS.” [TV Guide]

Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter, Michael Bolton will appear in the season opener of “Two and a Half Men.” [EW]

Annabella Sciorra (Sopranos) will guest-star on “The Good Wife” as a “tough, smart gangland lawyer.” [TVLine]

‘True Blood’ Star Heads to ‘How I Met Your Mother’ And More Casting News

“True Blood”‘s wolf will return to “How I Met Your Mother.”

TVLine reports, Joe Manganiello will reprise his role as Brad, Marshall’s law school companion on the hit comedy series.

Manganiello joins previously announced Michael Trucco and Ashley Williams for a multi-episode arc on the upcoming season of “How I Met Your Mother.”

The comedy series continues Mon., Sept. 24.

More casting news…

Derek Webster (Harry’s Law) has joined “Revolution” in a recurring role as Nicholas. Nicholas is a strong rebel leader who faces off against Miles (Billy Burke).  [EW]

Jake Lacy (Better With You) is joining “The Office”‘s upcoming ninth season as a series regular.

Gregg Henry (Hung) will play Jackson, a wealthy Southerner on ABC hit drama “Scandal.” Jillian Armenante (Judging Amy) is also joining the series as Lucas, a smart, well-spoken woman. [Deadine]

“Up All Night” has cast Sean Hayes (Will & Grace) as a guest star in a multi-episode arc as Ava’s former accompanist. NBC

Jay Karnes is headed to “Last Resort.” Karnes is set to play Secretary of Defense in the ABC drama series. [EW]

“American Horror Story” has cast Franka Potente for a two-episode arc. Potente will play a mysterious patient of the facility. [TVLine]

Laura Innes (ER) vet will guest-star in “Warehouse 13” as Emma Jinks, a woman who has been estranged from her son Steve for two years. [Huff Post TV]

Heather Locklear is joining “Hot in Cleveland.” Locklear will play Melanie (Valerie Bertinelli)’s boss in a multiple episodes arc. [TVLine]