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Carrie Underwood as Maria in 'Sound of Music' - First Look!

Carrie Underwood as Maria in 'Sound of Music' - First Look!

Carrie Underwood roams through the hills in this first look of her as Maria on the poster for the upcoming live production of The Sound of Music!

The 30-year-old country singer will be starring alongside Stephen Moyer and the just announced Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti, and Christian Borle in the special, which will air live on December 5 on NBC.

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“The whole experience will be amazing,” Carrie previously said about the production. “I love the movie, and I’ve always loved musicals. I have a huge respect for people singing live, genuinely talented people getting up and presenting themselves to the world.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Carrie Underwood as Maria?

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  • Red Head

    Oh, dear. That looks ridiculous.

  • http://@AbbeyJones11 ADJ

    So cute…love it! :) Can’t wait…

  • rancy

    she’s too hot to be a nun.

  • Brittany

    I’m not so sure that this was the correct casting choice for Maria.. maybe she will surprise me :)

  • sdf

    I can’t imagine her singing Julie Andrews songs.

  • mimi


  • Dee

    The shot makes her look like she is high as a kite!

  • TJ

    I think Carrie will be awesome as Maria. That girl can sing anything and do it very well! I will be watching for sure!

  • Louise

    I…..I just cant…this is absolutely ridiculous. I dont understand the thought behind this at all. The thought of The sound of music being spoken in pronounced American accents just ..well I’m sorry but love the original too much and the stage musical has always been British.

    I just have her in my head going….Let’s start at the very beginning y’all.

  • Hayley

    My Goodness. Carrie is in everything. Shes singing the football theme for Sunday Night football, shes Maria. What next?

  • AMI

    This is going to be a HUGE FLOP!!! Sorry I just know it…

  • Pickles

    I like Carrie but she seems too old to play Maria. Maria should be someone in their early 20′s. Or at least look like early 20′s. Carrie looks like she’s 40.

  • Anna

    That’s kind of extremely rude. FYI, idiot she is 30 years old. She doesn’t even look old at all, you need to get your eyes check. And to everyone else being douchebags on here, don’t judge her until you see it. A little unfair!

  • LooseLipz

    I think she’s a wonderful choice for the role. I mean c’mon, Johnnie Depp as Wonka was far stretched!
    Carrie can pull it off….the problem is, remakes of such classics are usually not great.

  • bbgu

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  • ian

    She look amazing!! Cant wait for this live special!

  • rdh

    It would be tough for anyone to step into “the” quintessential role made famous by Julie Andrews, but I think Carrie will be able to put her own spin on it. She is a talented woman, and with the right Director, she will do the part of Maria very well.

  • danielle

    I HATE the remakes of my favorite movies…

  • danielle

    oh and I saw her in Soul Surfer… she has a great voice but she sucks at acting!