Anjelica Huston is taking her first regular TV series role on the NBC drama pilot Smash. The Oscar-winning actress will co-star along with Debra Messing and Christian Borle.

This drama will follow a number of oddball characters as they attempt to put together a Broadway musical about the life of Marilyn Monroe. Anjelica Huston is set to play a Ney York theater producer who is both classy and shrewd.

Megan Hilty, Jack Davenport, and Katharine McPhee have also signed onto appear in Smash. Anjelica Huston was last seen on TV in CBS' hit drama Medium.

B. Alan Orange