The Sound of Music Live: Von Trapp Family Wanted Anne Hathaway Instead of Carrie Underwood

For weeks, die-hard fans of The Sound of Music grumbled and moaned about the forthcoming live revival that would air on NBC, many pointing out that Carrie Underwood is no Julie Andrews (to be fair, no one is). And it looks like the von Trapp family — the family on which the play/film is based — is in agreement. Their preferred choice for the role of Maria? That would be polarizing Oscar-winner Anne Hathaway. The great-grandson of Maria von Trapp, Myles von Trapp Derbyshire, told ABC News...


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