'Smash' finale drops a real 'Bombshell' - several of them actually


The "Smash" Season 1 finale answers the question that's been plaguing viewers since Rebecca Duvall (Uma Thurman) exited the "Bombshell" stage -- who is playing Marilyn Monroe? And it's the answer lots of folks have been hoping for since Karen and Ivy were both called back for the lead role in the workshop. Derek (Jack Davenport) selects Katharine McPhee's Karen Cartwright to take the stage as Marilyn when "Bombshell" debuts with a brand-new, less-depressing ending. "I see her -- in my head," Derek says to Ivy (Megan Hilty). "She just has something that you don't."A look at the other bombshells dropped in the Season 1 finale:Ellis (Jaime Cepero) admits to poisoning Rebecca with peanuts and gets fired. In one of the more expected plot developments, Ellis comes clean as the culprit that sent Rebecca to the hospital -- a move he thinks deserves him a producer credit for the musical. Eileen (Anjelica Huston) surprises him...



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