Funny concept of abducting a scared, non-English-speaking family and destroying their home only to rebuild it with no experience and no money. And fire. Only laugh-out-lound momoent for me was Frank being stabbed in the leg and then pulling a gun. That got me. That and the bowling ball wrapped in chains that served as the wrecking ball.
I imagine she was picked partially to attract a crossover audience who at least knows her name. Eh, she's pretty and she actually has a good pure country voice when she isn't overproduced into the ground.