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Nashville Promotes 3 Actors to Series Regular

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Nashville Season 2 Spoilers Chris Carmack Chris Carmack is putting down full-time roots in Nashville.

The O.C. alum — who recurred in Season 1 as Gunnar’s closeted gay pal Will — has been upgraded to a full-fledged series regular ahead of Season 2, TVLine has confirmed.

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Additionally, siblings Lennon and Maisy Stella (who play Rayna and Teddy’s daughters Maddie and Daphne, respectively) have also been bumped up to regulars. (In the finale, Maddie learned that Deacon is actually her biological pa.)

News of the promotions was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.



Comments (23)

  • Not at all surprising, but definitely good news. Loving what they’ve been doing with all three so far.

    Comment by wordsmith – July 8, 2013 10:31 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Heard about this from his twitter feed about a month ago, excited!! Kudos to the little girls as well, they are amazing. Can we just get rid of Tandy??

      Comment by lorna – July 9, 2013 07:04 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Yay for Lennon and Maisy Stella – those two are super talented!!

    Comment by Robin – July 8, 2013 10:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Those kids are really good singers, and the little one is surprisingly a believable child actress. Carmack’s promotion was happening since the role was written. Can’t wait for more Nashville!

    Comment by Claudia – July 8, 2013 10:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Yay for Lennon & Maisy! Maisy is a great little actress, too.

    Comment by Diane – July 8, 2013 10:44 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Let’s hope they do the Will storyline justice. It could be awesome if done right.

    Comment by Michelle – July 8, 2013 10:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Why have I not started watching this show yet?!

    Comment by Elm – July 8, 2013 10:55 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Great news. I like both girls but the younger one is absolutely wonderful.

    Comment by EJ – July 8, 2013 10:56 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The daughters are 2 of the worst actors ever! If any parts of any show ever needed a recast it’s these two non-talents. There are SO many good child actors out there and these 2 don’t even come close.

    Comment by A.D. – July 8, 2013 11:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Nice. The Will character is one of the more interesting ones on the show. Smart decision.

    Comment by TL – July 8, 2013 11:21 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Love Lennon and Maisy! Their rendition of “Ho Hey” was one of if not *the* musical standout of the season.

    Comment by Aprilcot – July 8, 2013 11:33 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Will Kimberly Williams Paisley be a regular? She has been promoted earlier in the season and I don’t know if it’s going to stick for season 2. Im curious.

    Comment by carlycane – July 8, 2013 12:12 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I hope not. I like her but not her pain in the butt character.

      Comment by lorna – July 9, 2013 07:05 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • lennon and maisy! woohoo!

    Comment by cjeffery7 – July 8, 2013 12:30 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Awesome news about Chris Carmack (and the two girls too). By the end of the season I found Will to be one of the more compelling characters and I think it could be a really interesting storyline that could go in a few different directions.

    Comment by Nicole – July 8, 2013 12:49 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Great I loved the will story so far. Also the two girls are very talented and happy they are gonna be regulars. Can’t wait for nashville

    Comment by Juan – July 8, 2013 01:07 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • So happy to hear this!!! Love Will’s character and his storyline is great. Love the girls too but I figured they’d be sticking around.

    Comment by Lauren – July 8, 2013 02:48 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Expensive cast already, I’m sure. I bet this means it will be trimmed some.

    Comment by the other shoe – July 8, 2013 04:30 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Love Lennon and Maisy. They could go so many directions with their story. I would like to see Rayna sign them to her label.

    Comment by Lisa – July 9, 2013 08:09 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Bad news on the Will character. The gay storyline is interesting but something about him strikes me as sleazy. Don’t like the character. Was hoping they would get rid of him.

    Comment by Ellen – July 9, 2013 07:05 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • A reblogué ceci sur i_Laure's Blog.

    Comment by ilaure – July 10, 2013 05:47 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Deacon and Rayna’s love story is the greatest of all times. This show has the best music and actually a plot. Love it….Cant wait for it to start again I will be glued to the TV

    Comment by Betty Lemmon – July 31, 2013 08:56 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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