Stephen Moyer is going to star in NBC’s live holiday production of “The Sound of Music.” The “True Blood” actor will take on the starring role of Capt. Georg von Trapp, the Wold War I hero who is a single father that ultimately falls in love with the woman he hired to care for his children.
“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,” NBC’s chairman Bob Greenblatt said in a statement. “She was an iconic woman who will now be played by an iconic artist.”
“The Sound of Music” will air on NBC on December 5.