Melissa Leo, Ray McKinnon, Jessica Collins, Camryn Manheim, Timothy Busfield, Colin O’Donoghue, Willa Fitzgerald, David Denman, Mac Davis, Vanessa Rubio, Katie Stevens and Patricia Wettig have all joined the cast of the eight-episode Netflix anthology series “Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings”.
The series is based on the stories and inspirations behind Parton’s most beloved songs. New and classic Parton music will score every episode and each story is stand-alone and will vary in tone and time period, from love stories and inspirational tales to family dramas, westerns and revenge comedies.
Parton will introduce each episode and will also guest star in some stories. Late last year Julianne Hough, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Dallas Roberts were announced as the cast members of the first episode “Jolene”. Others already set for episodes include Kathleen Turner, Ginnifer Goodwin, Kyle Bornheimer, Gerald McRaney, Delta Burke, Ben Lawson, Brooke Elliott, Michele Weaver, Virginia Gardner, Holly Taylor, Robert Taylor, Bellamy YoungMary Lane Haskell, Andy Mientus and Michael Willett.
Patrick Sean Smith serves as showrunner and executive produces with Parton and Sam Haskell. Magnolia Hill Productions, Sandollar Productions and Warner Bros Television will produce the project which is due to premiere later this year.
Source: The Live Feed