Dolly Parton to play an angel in her new Netflix film

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5 p.m. EDT

Dolly Parton
continues to dish out the Christmas cheer with the announcement of her new holiday Netflix film,

Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square,

set to arrive just before the holidays.

The film stars
Christine Baranski
of

The Good Fight

fame, along with
Jeanine Mason
,
Jenifer Lewis
,


Treat Williams
and more, with the superstar herself appearing in the form of a Christmas angel.

According to

Entertainment Weekly

,

the film’s plot centers around Baranksi’s character, Regina Fuller, who returns home after her father’s death to get his affairs in order, with plans to sell the family land to a developer. But she has a change of heart after connecting with the townspeople, including a former flame, and is paid a visit by an angel.


Christmas on the Square

will feature 14 original Parton songs, including the title track that’s featured on Parton’s upcoming holiday album,

A Holly Dolly Christmas.

Debbie Allen
, actor and choreographer known for her starring role in

Fame

that earned her two Emmy Awards and one Golden Globe, serves as director and choreographer for the film.


Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square

debuts on Netflix on November 22.

By Cillea Houghton

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