It seems as though Great Neck's Nikki Blonsky might not be selling shoes or ice cream anytime soon.
Blonsky will be guesting on NBC's Smash this season, according to an Entertainment Weekly report. Wesley Taylor, also to appear on Smash, tweeted a photo the Hairspray star on set, according to the EW report.
After reaching international fame and being nominated for a Golden Globe for her starring role as Tracy Turnblad in the 2007 musical film Hairspray, Blonsky made headlines in 2011 by working briefly at the Steven Dann boutique in Great Neck Village.
"So much FALSE reporting & false quotes. NO career changing! Just experimented 4 a day working @ a friends boutique 2 see what it was like, Blonsky Tweeted in July 2011. "NO singing or dancing happened, but it was fun trying something new for a day."
Blonsky played overweight teenager Willamena Rader, in ABC's "Huge" in 2010. The show was cancelled after one season. Among numerous other roles, Blonsky has appeared on TV in Ugly Betty and in the 2008 movie, Queen Sized.
In 2007, the former Great Neck South High School student worked at Coldstone Creamery before getting her big break in Hairspray.