Moyer will play Capt. Georg Von Trapp, a World War I hero and single dad to seven children. Carrie Underwood is playing Maria, a former nun, who he hires to care for his children. He also — spoiler alert! — falls in love with her.
The three-hour live TV movie will be based on the 1959 Broadway production, which won the Tony for Best Musical.Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer starred in the Academy Award-winning film adaptation.
Moyer, famous for playing vampire Bill Compton on the HBO series, most recently starred in the Hollywood Bowl production of the musical Chicago.
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