'True Blood' star Steven Moyer cast as Capt. Von Trapp in 'The Sound of Music'
FILE - This Feb. 26, 2012 file photo shows Anna Paquin and Steven Moyer arriving at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards viewing party in West Hollywood, Calif. AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, file)
Published Friday, August 23, 2013 8:43PM EDT
LOS ANGELES - Steven Moyer will play Capt. Von Trapp in NBC's upcoming live production of "The Sound of Music."
The network announced Friday that the "True Blood" star has been cast in the Dec. 5 holiday special. Carrie Underwood is set to play the governess Maria.
The production is based on the 1959 Broadway play and produced by Academy Awards telecast producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.
Moyer was last seen on stage in a production of "Chicago" at the Hollywood Bowl, in which the actor portrayed Billy Flynn.