Carrie Underwood will play Maria von Trapp in NBC's 'The Sound of Music'
Carrie Underwood will take on the part famously portrayed by Julie Andrews in the 1965 film.
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The role is Underwood's most significant work as an actress yet. She played a small part in the 2011 film "Soul Surfer" and has served as co-host of the Country Music Association Awards for five years.