UPDATED: Britney Spears Will Not Guest Star on SMASH
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by BWW News Desk
Earlier today, InTouch reported that Britney Spears wants a recurring role on NBC's SMASH. A friend of Britney's revealed that “She’s met with producers, and they’re looking for the appropriate role for her."
Zap2it however has confirmed that the star in fact is not in talks to star on the show.
SMASH airs Mondyas at 10pm on NBC.
The series stemmed from an idea of executive producer and multiple Emmy and Oscar winner Steven Spielberg ("ER," "Schindler's List"). The pilot was written by acclaimed playwright/screenwriter Theresa Rebeck ("Mauritius," "NYPD Blue"). David Marshall Grant ("Brothers and Sisters"), Craig Zadan and Neil Meron (Oscar-winning "Chicago," "Hairspray") and Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey ("United States of Tara," "The Borgias") also serve as executive producers. Original songs are written by Tony and Grammy Award winners Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman ("Hairspray," "Catch Me If You Can"), who serve as executive producers as well.
SMASH is a production of Universal Television in association with DreamWorks Television and Madwoman in the Attic. The pilot was directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer ("Spring Awakening," "American Idiot").