Rex Linn to star alongside girlfriend Reba McEntire on Big Sky

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Reba McEntire and her boyfriend, Rex Linn, are uniting onscreen. 

Deadline reports that the couple is set to star as husband and wife Buck and Sunny Barnes in the new season of ABC’s Big Sky. Their characters are owners of glamping company Sunny Day Excursions. Season 3 is in the midst of shooting in Helena, Montana, with the country legend saying they’re having “a blast” on set. 

“We are really loving it,” she says. 

Rex also dropped a hint that his girlfriend is portraying a more sinister character than she has in past roles, like on her sitcom, Reba, and her 2001 turn as Annie in Broadway’s Annie Get Your Gun. 

“Wait until you see her in this!” Rex says. 

Big Sky premiered in 2020 and is based on the book series by C.J. Box that follows a pair of detectives as they work to solve a series of murders in Helena. Season 3 premieres on ABC September 21. 

Reba and Rex also star together in The Hammer, an upcoming movie on Lifetime that Reba executive produced. 

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