Carrie Underwood To Star In NBC’s “Sound Of Music”

Doh! A dear, a female dear.

Carrie Underwood will star in NBC’s “The Sound of Music” as Maria von Trapp. Underwood will headline NBC’s live broadcast of the iconic musical.

“Speaking for everyone at NBC, we couldn’t be happier to have the gifted Carrie Underwood take up the mantle of the great Maria von Trapp,” Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Entertainment, said in a statement. “She was an iconic woman who will now be played by an iconic artist.”

The three-hour event, which is being produced by “Smash’s” Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, will air sometime close to the holidays in 2013.

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I can’t wait to see how well Carrie fills out the bodice of a dirndl dress…

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