Jennifer Nettles will hit the small screen in “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors.” Nettles will play Parton’s mother, Avie Lee Parton and former child star, Ricky Schroder will hit the screen as Parton’s father, Lee Parton.
So the cat is out of bag and I can finally say, “Yaaaaaaaaaaaay”! I have been dying to tell. I am so excited!! #CoatOfManyColors
— Jennifer Nettles (@JenniferNettles) August 11, 2015
The original movie, named after Parton’s famed song, is set in Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains in 1955. It’s more of a faith-based film than a musical or biopic and Parton is serving as executive producer on the project.
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