The anthology can have eight episodes, every primarily based on one of many nation music legend’s songs.
Netflix is aiming squarely on the enormous fan base of nation music legend Dolly Parton with an anthology collection primarily based on a few of her songs. The collection, Dolly Parton's Heartstrings, follows two profitable TV motion pictures on NBC primarily based on her basic music "Coat of Many Colors." The eight-episode collection is because of premiere in 2019.
The Hollywood Reporter has been monitoring developments on the present. Here is every thing there may be to learn about Heartstrings, its forged and producers.
Like NBC's Coat of Many Colors, every episode of Heartstrings might be primarily based on considered one of Parton's songs. The singer may even seem on digital camera, both with an appearing function within the episode or introducing the episode.
Parton's Sandollar Productions and Sam Haskell's Magnolia Hill Entertainment are producing the collection in affiliation with Warner Bros. TV. Haskell and Parton — who teamed on the NBC motion pictures — are govt producers together with showrunner Patrick Sean Smith (Greek, Chasing Life).
"Jolene": The title character (Julianne Hough), a flirtatious free spirit, desires to flee her hometown of Coventry, Georgia, and turn into a singer-songwriter. The forged additionally consists of Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Dallas Roberts and Parton.
"These Old Bones": In the 1940s, a decided younger lawyer returns to her Smoky Mountain hometown to show herself professionally when a mysterious mountain lady (Kathleen Turner), believed by some locals to be a fortune teller, threatens a lumber firm's enterprise. Ginnifer Goodwin and Kyle Bornheimer additionally star. Written by Jim Strain; directed by Joe Lazarov.
"J.J. Sneed": In the 1880s, a feisty younger lady trapped in a secular existence goals of extra, till a seductive outlaw pulls her into the journey of a lifetime. Starring Colin O'Donoghue, Willa Fitzgerald, David Denman, Mac Davis and Vanessa Rubio; written by Strain and directed by Terry McDonough.
"If I Had Wings": After receiving invites to their lengthy estranged father's (Gerald McRaney) 70th birthday, three siblings (Ben Lawson, Brooke Elliott and Michele Weaver) converge on a Mississippi farm, the place they check the bonds of blood and points of religion, all to confront the sins of their father. Also starring Delta Burke and Tim Reid; written by Strain and directed by Timothy Busfield.
"Cracker Jack": Two tales — one previous, one current — concerning the energy of unconditional love between a woman and her canine. That similar woman, now grown, questions what her life means and who she will be able to actually depend on when confronted along with her best worry. Starring Sarah Shahi, Rochelle Aytes, Jessica Collins and Tammy Lynn Michaels; written by Lisa Melamed and directed by Liesl Tommy.
"Sugar Hill": A married couple (former thirtysomething co-stars Timothy Busfield and Patricia Wettig) of their twilight embark on a street journey again to the place the place they first fell in love, revisiting the historical past of their love story alongside the way in which. Also starring Virginia Gardner and Tom Brittney; written by Thomas Ian Griffith and Mary Page Keller and directed by Lev L. Spiro.
"Down From Dover": After being shunned by her pious widowed father, a pregnant teenager finds assist at a house for unwed moms, the place she hopes for the protected return of the younger man she loves from the Vietnam War. Starring Holly Taylor, Shane McGhie, Robert Taylor, Bellamy Young, Camryn Manheim and Mary Lane Haskell; written by John Sacret Young and directed by Erica Dunton.
"Two Doors Down": A household's lifetime of secrets and techniques come bursting out throughout a chaotic and comedic New Year's Eve wedding ceremony weekend. Will they make it to witness the "I do"s with out killing each other? Starring Melissa Leo, Ray McKinnon, Andy Mientus, Katie Stevens and Michael Willett; written by Mark B. Perry and directed by Wendey Stanzler.
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