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Uma Thurman Is Difficult Movie Star on 'Smash'

December 9, 2011 (2:18 am) GMT
The 'Pulp Fiction' actress signs up to guest star in five episodes of the upcoming NBC musical series.
Uma Thurman

"" has snatched a Hollywood big-screen vet for a guest-starring role. Through a press release, it is announced that has been booked for a five-episode arc on the new musical drama series.

Thurman's character is described as "a famous and somewhat difficult movie star who flirts with the idea of starring in 'Marilyn', the musical within the musical." It is unknown if she will sing on the Steven Spielberg-executive produced show.

Best known for her roles in "Pulp Fiction" and "", Thurman was previously seen gracing the small screen through 2002's TV movie "Hysterical Blindness". As for her next feature film projects, she stars opposite in "" and is also set to join the cast of "".

"Smash" revolves around a cross section of characters who come together to mount a Broadway musical inspired by silver screen icon . Supported by , , and Megan Hilty as the regular cast members, this new series will premiere Monday, February 6, 2012 at 10 P.M. ET on NBC.

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