Nashville has cast Rules of Engagement star Oliver Hudson as a new love interest for Connie Britton’s character Rayna.

According to TVLine Hudson will play a charming businessman who romances the country queen in the musical drama’s much-anticipated second season.

The 36-year-old actor – who is the son of Goldie Hawn and brother to Kate Hudson - is best known for his role as the sensitive and naive Adam on the long-running CBS couples sitcom Rules of Engagement.

He previously appeared on teen drama Dawson's Creek and can currently be seen on the big screen in buddy movie Grown Ups 2, alongside Rules of Engagement co-star David Spade.

Newcomer Chaley Rose has also been added to the Nashville cast for season two, while Chris Carmack (Will) was recently promoted to series regular.