NBC’s Smash returns for its second season on Feb. 5 with a slew of new faces, including Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson playing Broadway star Veronica Moore. “Ronnie Moore is pretty much what Ivy and Karen hope to be,” says executive producer Joshua Safran, in his first interview since about season 2. “She’s sort of the best-case scenario — she’s a multiple Tony Winner. She offers Karen this advice of, ‘Making it is one thing and staying there is another.'”
EW has an exclusive first look behind the scenes of season two of Smash. Watch it below.
For more on Smash and our exclusive interview with new showrunner Joshua Safran, pick up the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands now.
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