More casting news out of CMT’s Nashville as it prepares to launch its first season on the cable outlet in January, and the fifth season overall for the music city drama which was last on ABC.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Bridgit Mendler, known best for her roles on Undateable, and who rose to fame on Disney Channel’s Wizards of Waverly Place before going onto star in the sitcom Good Luck Charlie, has been tapped to play an internet singing sensation about to record her first album named, Ashley Wilkenson.
Ashley is described as: “Sexy, self-assured and stubborn. She is extremely talented. But underneath her certainty is a well of vulnerability.”
In real life, Mendler is also a recording artist as well as an actress in front of the screen. Bridgit released her first studio album, Hello My Name Is… in 2012, and is getting ready to release a new EP, Nemesis, on November 18.
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