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Nashville Casts Big Little Lies’ Jeff Nordling

Nordling to Play Label Owner Brad Maitland

We’ve got another clue about the second half of Season 5 for you, Nashies!

Big Little Lies’ star Jeff Nordling will be joining the Nashville cast as Brad Maitland, a successful, charming, egotistical and narcissistic owner of the most successful record label in town.

Could he be coming for some of Highway 65’s artists? Will he become an ally to Deacon while he takes the reins of Rayna’s label? We don’t know yet, but we can’t wait to find out.

We also know that Rachel Bilson (The OC, Hart of Dixie) and Kaitlin Doubleday (Empire) will be joining the cast, as well. We don’t know much about their characters yet, but we were quite excited to see Bilson reunite with her former OC co-star Chris Carmack on set last month.

As soon as we find out more, you’ll be the first to know. In the meantime, showrunner Marshall Herskovitz gave us a few hints on what’s to come for the rest of the Nashville characters:


Don’t miss the mid-season premiere of Nashville Thursday, June 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. For all the latest news and information, head over to the official Nashville Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and join the conversation using #NashvilleCMT.

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