January 09, 2012 01:30 PM by Shayla Perry
Country star Miranda Lambert will be working alongside hubby Blake Shelton when The Voice returns for its second season in February, serving as an adviser to contestants in the Battle Round of the reality competition. But the singer is also getting ready to make her acting debut on another NBC show. Keep reading for all the details on Lambert’s role and the reality TV tie-in!
Miranda Lambert is about to add another item to her list of accomplishments… actress!
TV Guide confirms that the country superstar has been tapped to appear in a guest role on the long-running NBC drama, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
On the show, Miranda will play an actress who claims that she’s been sexually assaulted by a reality TV producer, portrayed by former Laverne & Shirley star Michael McKean.
“Y’all I’m so freaking excited to be on my favorite show ever!!!” Lambert tweeted to her fans on Saturday (January 7).
Miranda isn’t the only familiar face viewers can expect to see on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit this season. It’s also been reported that Harry Connick, Jr. has been cast for a four-episode arc where he’ll play Mariska Hargitay‘s love interest. One of Connick’s episodes will include the show featuring Lambert.
Congrats to both Miranda Lambert and Harry Connick, Jr.!
And for more of Miranda, don’t forget to watch The Voice when it returns for Season 2 after the Super Bowl on February 5th. Lambert, who performed with Dia Frampton last year, will be serving as an adviser to the contestants on Team Blake during the Battle Round.
Other advisers include Lionel Richie, Ne-Yo, Robin Thicke, and Kelly Clarkson.
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