'Smash's' 'Will & Grace' Reunion: Sean Hayes Lands Season 2 Arc

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Smash is reuniting Will & Grace's Sean Hayes and Debra Messing.

Hayes has booked a multiple-episode arc on Season 2 of NBC's Broadway drama, the network announced Monday.

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Hayes will play Terrence Falls, a comedic TV and film star who is making his Broadway debut in the musical Liaisons, based on the novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses. However, due to a series of comedic circumstances, he becomes a thorn in the side of Megan Hilty's Ivy and other characters.

The arc becomes Hayes' second with the network for the upcoming season, following a stint on NBC's second-year comedy Up All Night.

Hayes becomes the latest addition to the ever-expanding Season 2 cast of Smash. Broadway player Krysta RodriguezAndy Mientus, Jeremy Jordan and Jennifer Hudson have joined the series as the drama undergoes a creative reboot that will see Season 1 co-stars co-stars Brian d'Arcy James (Frank), Jamie Cepero (Ellis), Raza Jaffrey (Dev) and Messing's former on-screen love interest Will Chase (Michael Swift) exit.

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