SMASH's Andy Mientus Joins ABC Family's CHASING LIFE
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TVLine reports that Andy Mientus has joined the cast of the new ABC Family drama CHASING LIFE. The 'Smash' star will play a recurring character on the series scheduled to premiere in 2014.
According to the report, the series will center on April, "an aspiring journalist (Italia Ricci) who, just as things are starting to go her way, gets some terrible news from her uncle: She has cancer." The actor will first appear in the fifth episode of the show as "a young man named Jackson."
It was recently reported that Mientus will have a guest spot on an upcoming episode of FX's Anger Management. Prior to his breakout role on Smash, he starred in the touring company of Spring Awakening, a musical that also launched the careers of several other twenty-somethings including original stars Lea Michele, John Gallagher Jr., and Jonathan Groff.