Dolly Parton Talks Strong Connection to 'Dumplin' in Behind-the-Scenes Clip: Exclusive


Dolly Parton displays on writing the music for upcoming Netflix film Dumplin’, and her private connection to its highly effective message, in a brand new behind-the-scenes clip premiering solely on Billboard at this time (Dec. 6). 

Parton discusses working alongside fellow songwriter Linda Perry on the soundtrack for the movie, which is a few plus-sized teen who enters an area magnificence pageant. Perry’s “actually fairly” melody impressed Parton to create “Girl within the Movies,” the movie’s distinguishing monitor. 

“I simply put myself in that place of that little lady, dreaming of being one thing extra,” Parton says. “We all must attempt to be our higher selves, and that’s actually vital.” 

Jennifer Aniston, who produced Dumplin’ and in addition stars within the movie as an overbearing former pageant queen mom, couldn’t resist showering the nation icon with praises. “Dolly is simply principally every part enjoyable and fierce,” Aniston additionally gushes. “She’s simply incredible.” 

Above all, Parton desires viewers to be impacted by the inclusive message of Dumplin’. “I hope the viewers all go away feeling a little bit extra empowered, pondering that it’s OK to be who you might be,” Parton says. “Be your greatest self.” 

Parton additionally simply snagged a Golden Globe nomination for greatest unique music for “Girl within the Movies."

Dumplin' might be accessible to stream on Netflix on Friday, Dec. 7. 

Watch the total BTS clip beneath.