My Favorite Song: Wyatt Russell reveals he’s dating a costar, says sister Kate Hudson has an ‘insane’ singing voice

Sorry, ladies: Wyatt Russell is off the market.

The actor son of Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn let it slip that he’s dating Meredith Hagner, his costar in the film Folk Hero & Funny Guy, on Wednesday’s episode of My Favorite Song with John Benjamin Hickey.

The couple “wrote a bunch of songs” for the movie, he says, and referenced Jackson by Johnny Cash and June Carter — a classic country song he chose as his favorite duet.

Speaking of romance, Russell, 29, listed Bob Dylan’s Lay Lady Lay as his favorite love song, noting that it played during sister Kate Hudson’s first dance at her 2000 wedding to now ex-husband Chris Robinson of The Black Crowes. (Incidentally, the song he was obsessed with in high school is the band’s jam Wiser Time.)

Music, Russell said, has always been in his famous family’s blood.

“My mom can find a tune in anything, like in the windshield wiper. And my dad’s grandparents were a piano teacher and a violinist, my mom’s father was a violinist by trade,” he said. “My mom was a dancer and singer, and Kate’s got an insane voice, can play piano. So it’s always been sort of around, but no one’s ever pursued that as what they do.”

Hudson, 37, did show off her vocal chops in the movie Nine and during a guest stint on Glee.

Listen to all of Russell’s picks below. My Favorite Song with John Benjamin Hickey airs on SiriusXM’s Radio Andy (Ch. 102).

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Rock & roll: Statesboro Blues by Allman Brothers

Love: Tangled Up in Blue by Bob Dylan and Lay Lady Lay by Bob Dylan 


Happy: You Can Have the Crown by Sturgill Simpson 

Live: Listening to the Rain by Sturgill Simpson 

Dance: Thriller by Michael Jackson 

High school: Wiser Time by The Black Crowes 

Duet: Jackson by Johnny Cash & June Carter 

City: New York City’s Killing Me by Ray LaMontagne 

Sad: I Will Always Love You by Dolly Parton and Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right by Bob Dylan


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