Jennifer Hudson Talks 'Smash' Role: 'It's Intimidating, But I Like a Challenge'
Despite having an Oscar under her belt, Jennifer Hudson is "nervous" to join a fellow American Idol runner-up, Katharine McPhee, for a guest stint on NBC's musical drama Smash.
"I've always been a fan of the show and [McPhee]. She's one of my favorite Idols."
What role will she be taking on in the series?
In the show, Hudson, 30, will be playing a "successful Broadway star" who will be doing "a lot of dancing and singing."
"It's a big challenge to be a Broadway star, so I'm a little nervous about it," she said.
"It's intimidating, but I like a challenge."