'Smash's' Megan Hilty 'just really sad' about Season 2 cast cuts


Megan Hilty is ready to have a "Smash"-ing summer that will involve more than her series.The Broadway veteran ("Wicked," "9 to 5: The Musical") will be in Washington, D.C., to open the show with a patriotic medley on PBS' annual holiday special "A Capitol Fourth" Wednesday, July 4. Right afterward, she goes into production on the sophomore round of NBC's musical drama "Smash," to begin airing at midseason."People have no problem stopping me anywhere and telling me exactly what they think about the show and my character," the friendly Hilty tells Zap2it with a big, knowing laugh. "And that's great. It means they're invested in the show and the relationships, and I love it."They're also curious what will happen to Hilty's devious character Ivy, who evidently has lost the lead in the "Smash" show-within-the-show, the Marilyn Monroe musical "Bombshell." Having not seen new-season scripts yet, Hilty is more than a bit curious herself."I'm just speculating,...



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