Britney Spears is reportedly in talks for a role in her favourite new TV series Smash.

The Toxic singer has met with producers of the musical drama, accordingto In Touch magazine, and they are working with writers in a bid to finda fitting role for the pop star.

If the rumours are true, it won't be Spears' first TV acting gig - she started out as a regular on kids show The Mickey Mouse Club and has appeared on Glee, How I Met Your Mother and Will and Grace.

Smash chronicles two wannabe theatre stars fighting for the lead role in a fictional Marilyn Monroe musical.

The all-star cast features Anjelica Huston, Debra Messing, Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty.