NBC's 'Sound of Music' Full Trailer: 'We're Not Trying to Remake the Movie' (Video)

A longer promo for the Dec. 5 live production has Laura Benanti declaring that this could be a version of the musical "for a new generation."
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"The Sound of Music"

NBC has released the full trailer for its ambitious live production of The Sound of Music.

The new spot provides a longer look at castmembers who aren't named Carrie Underwood, though she kicks off the two-and-a-half minute promo with her "rehearsal" of "My Favorite Things." Laura Benanti, Christian Borle, Audra McDonald and Stephen Moyer all get a few sound bites, with Benanti saying the most interesting things.

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"We're not trying to remake the movie. Nobody can remake the movie," Benanti assures, referencing the 1965 Oscar-nominated big-screen adaptation starring Julie Andrews.

Borle meanwhile sells the audience on the size and scope of the production. The set is in a NASA hangar, if that is any indication. At the one-minute mark, you also get a preview of Moyer's singing voice in a duet with Underwood.

As Benanti says, this will be "a Sound of Music for a new generation."

Watch the full trailer below:

The Sound of Music airs live on Dec. 5 on NBC.

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