ABC announced that Reba McEntire will join their mystery series in Montana big sky. The acclaimed country singer will join the show’s third season in a regular role.
McEntire’s character is portrayed as the Brick family’s mercurial matriarch, Sunny, who works as a backcountry outfitter with a history of missing customers.
The former CMA Entertainer of the Year took to Twitter to comment on her casting, saying, “So excited to join @BigSkyABC next season!”
Big Sky Season 2 began airing in September. The series is adapted from the novel Highway by CJ Box. The second series follows private detectives Cassie Dewell and Kenny Hoyt as they continue to investigate a car accident outside of Helena, Montana. Along the way, they run into a new list of suspects, an old flame from Hoyt’s and a vicious stranger bent on finding answers.
The release date for Season 3 has yet to be revealed.
McEntire’s lauded career spans decades. This is not his first adventure in the world of television. McEntire helmed her landmark sitcom, Reba, for six seasons in the early to mid-2000s. She recently appeared in several episodes of The Big Bang Theory prequel Young Sheldon. She has also acted in several films such as Tremors, The little rascals, and Barb and Star are going to visit Del Mar.
Reba McEntire (Photo: Robby Klein)