is headed to "Smash,"
NBC announced via press release on Friday night.The Oscar-winning actress will appear as a guest star on multiple episodes during the second season of the Broadway drama, starting with the season premiere
. Per NBC, Hudson will play "Veronica Moore, a Tony Award-winning Broadway star who impacts the lives of Karen (Katharine McPhee
) and Ivy (Megan Hilty)."Hudson, a former "American Idol" contestant, joins ...