Smash Season 2 Scoop: A Trio of New Regulars

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Smash will not premiere until midseason, but the hated-upon NBC drama has announced casting calls for three new series regulars.

As first reported by TV Line, the following characters will play major season two roles...

Ivy as Marilyn

Courtney: A 20-something African-American chorus member outlined as “incredibly attractive and confident, but also open-minded and non-judgmental.”

Danny: Another 20-something, hails from Brooklyn, straight, described as a “sexy, charismatic and musically gifted, but also self-destructive and remote.

Joe: Also from Brooklyn and planned as a “gay, very cute, incredibly open and optimistic" actor/singer/dancer.

NBC, which released its 2012-2013 schedule last week, has not announced an exact return date for Smash.

UPDATE: Jennifer Hudson and Jeremy Jordan have been signed on for major Season 2 roles.

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