How do you solve a problem like Maria?
For NBC, it would be casting country superstar Carrie Underwood as Maria Von Trapp in the classic The Sound of Music.
The special performance will air live on NBC this holiday season with Underwood playing the governess of the six Von Trapp children, a role made famous in the classic film by Julie Andrews. Stephen Moyer from True Blood will star opposite the 30-year-old Blown Away singer as Captain Von Trapp.
NBC released it’s first promotional poster for the special on Monday, featuring Underwood in all her Austrian finest.
The Before He Cheats singer opposite Bill the Vampire performing one of the most classic musicals of all time. We can’t wait!