Smash Casting News: Leslie Odom Jr. Bumped to Series Regular; Meet Karen’s Roommate

Photo Credit: Will Hart / NBC

Smash wrapped up its first season a little over a couple months ago, and next week, they begin the table read for season two. NBC’s hit TV show has some very interesting (and exciting) casting news!

Leslie Odom Jr. — who plays Tom’s love interest — has been bumped to a series regular for the shows second installment. (How exciting!) His previous credits include: House of LiesSupernatural and CSI: Miami, and the Broadway musical Leap of Faith.


Plus, who gets to play Karen’s spunky roommate? Find out after the jump.


Krysta Rodriguez – a musical theatre veteran — has nabbed a role as Karen’s roommate named Ana AND she will be a series regular!

Her credits include playing Wednesday Addams in the Broadway musical The Addams Family and guest-starring on TV’s Gossip Girl.

She joins previously announced cast additions: Jennifer Hudson, Newsies’ Jeremy Jordan, and Andy Mientus.

Photo from Addams Family Blog

Via TVLine


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