Country superstar Trace Adkins reveals Blake Shelton’s hopes for a new project

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Trace Adkins has been a country superstar for more than 25 years, but now the 60-year-old is diving into the world of acting, joining Susan Sarandon and Anna Frield in the new Fox series. Monarch.

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In addition to an A-list cast, the show will feature guest musical stars including Shania Twain, Little Big Town and Tanya Tucker all playing themselves, but there is one star Trace would love to see join them for a possible second. season: Blake Shelton.

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Trace said that Blake could play his “stupid little brother”, before joking that he is that in real life anyway.

However, Trace also spoke openly about how he “had no idea what I was doing and what I was about to do” when he took on the role, joking, “I’m just hanging by my fingernails.”

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Trace was speaking to the press at the network’s Television Critics Association day, but despite his fears, executive producer Jon Feldman praised Trace, sharing, “He’s tall and big, and the sweetest, sweetest guy.” humble that you will know”. Susan also called the singer her “maitre d’ for country drama.”

The series has had a long delay in reaching television screens due to the pandemic, but fans will only have to wait a few more days as the season premiere has been announced to air on Sunday, September 11.

Trace with Blake and his wife Gwen

Monarch will premiere directly after an NFL game between the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings before moving to Tuesday nights at 9:00 p.m. beginning September 20.

Follow the story of country music singers Albie Roman (Adkins) and Dottie Cantrell Roman (Sarandon).

The show opens on September 11.

The show’s synopsis reads: “The reigning king of country music, Albie Roman, along with his incredibly talented and tough-as-nails wife, country music queen Dottie Cantrell Roman, have created a country music dynasty, but at Although the Roman name is synonymous with authenticity, the very basis of its success is a lie.

“When her reign as royalty of the country is in jeopardy, heiress to the crown Nicolette “Nicky” Roman will stop at nothing to protect her family’s legacy, while ensuring her own quest for stardom, along with her brother Luke and her sister Gigi.”

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