Jesse McCartney Joins Lifetime’s “Army Wives”

jessemccartney-armywives-011213Jesse McCartney is heading to the Army…sort of!

According to THR, the singer/actor has landed a recurring role on the seventh season of the Lifetime drama “Army Wives.” He will be playing Private Tim Truman, an eager and enthusiastic soldier determined to prove himself on his first deployment. His character is the husband to high school sweetheart/new series regular Elle McLemore’s farm girl Holly Truman.

So just how long will Jmac appear on the show? It looks like he’s set for 11 episodes and he’s already on his way to start filming! He tweeted today, “On my way to Charleston to start filming Army Wives. Lets go!”

No premiere date for the new season has been announced, but we know we’ll be tuning in!