Country star Tim Mcgraw is to give his acting resume a boost after signing up to play Sandra Bullock's husband in an inspiring new sports movie.
The singer, who won critical acclaim for his acting skills in films like Flicka and American football film Friday Night Lights, will play real-life college basketball great Sean Touhy who helped mentor a homeless African-American teenager, Michael Oher, to greatness on the University of Mississippi's football team.
Bullock will play MCGraw's wife Leigh Anne in The Blind Side, which will start shooting in Georgia at the end of April (09).