Reba Joins Voice Cast Of New Animated Film, ‘Spies in Disguise’

Reba will lend her voice to the new Fox Animation feature film, Spies in Disguise, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. The…


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July 24, 2019


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Reba will lend her voice to the new Fox Animation feature film, Spies in Disguise, The Hollywood Reporter confirms.

The country superstar has been cast alongside heavy-hitters like Will Smith, Rachel Brosnahan, Tom Holland and Karen Gillan in the film, which hit theaters Christmas Day.

According to THR, the project is based on the animated short Pigeon: Impossible. The storyline follows Smith’s character, Lance Sterling, who known as “the world’s most awesome spy.” Holland will voice the role of Walter, a genius scientist who creates all of the gadgets Lance uses on his daring missions. When a few unexpected events leave them having to rely on one another, they must work as a team to save the world.

Reba’s role in the film has yet to be revealed.

The Oklahoma native is no stranger to voice work. She’s previously voiced roles in films such as Charlotte’s Web, The Land Before Time XIV: Journey of the Brave and The Fox and the Hound 2.

Spies in Disguise will hit theaters nationwide December 25, 2019.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.