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Matt Lauria, Nick Jonas throw punches in new 'Kingdom' trailer

If Warrior were made into a TV show, swapping Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton for Matt Lauria and Nick Jonas, you’d have Kingdom, a new series from DirecTV.

In the first trailer for Kingdom, we’re introduced to a family drama set in the world of mixed martial arts. At the center of it all is Warrior star Frank Grillo, who once again plays a trainer and the owner of a gym. Jonas stars as Grillo’s prize-fighting son, while Jonathan Tucker plays Jonas’ older, slightly darker brother. Friday Night Light‘s Matt Lauria also comes into play as a fighter recently released on parole and trying to come back into their world.

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Nick Jonas says he's 'being considered' for 'American Idol' judge seat

Could a Jonas brother become a judge on American Idol? According to Nick Jonas, it’s a distinct possibility — and one that he’s very excited about. The 19-year-old singer-songwriter/actor tweeted on Saturday: “The rumors are true… I am being considered to be a judge on American Idol, and it would be a dream come true if it happens. #nickonidol” He continued to promote that hashtag, later tweeting: “Loved seeing all your amazing response to #nickonidol keep it coming!”

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Nick Jonas talks tonight's 'Smash' cameo

When it came to casting the guest role of Broadway baby-turned-TV star Lyle West on NBC’s Smash, executive producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan didn’t have to look far. The real thing, Nick Jonas — currently the lead in their other big project, Broadway’s How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying — had already asked to cameo on the show. Jonas had been an actor on Broadway. He’d been a hit on TV. And he could definitely sing — a must for a musical drama chronicling the making of a tuner about Marilyn Monroe. EW caught up with Jonas to chat about tonight’s episode of Smash, Broadway, and acting alongside Anjelica Huston.

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Who is this Lyle West?
NICK JONAS: Lyle is a really common character. He’s very precocious and he has a lot of confidence. Basically, he’s a child actor who has just come into a bunch of financial success from the television show that he’s on that’s gone into syndication. He knows all the people involved in the Marilyn workshop from his time as a theater actor as a young boy. So the director, Derek Wills [Jack Davenport], throws Lyle a birthday party where Anjelica Huston’s character tries to get him to invest in the show. READ FULL STORY

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