Kimberly Williams Paisley & Julianne Hough Cast in Dolly Parton Netflix Show


In June, Dolly Parton announced her Dixie Pixie Productions will partner with Warner Bros. to produce a Netflix series with each installment based on a classic Dolly song.

TV Line reports the episode on the famous “Jolene” song will star “Dancing with the Stars” Julianne Hough as Jolene.

Parton has been cast in the episode as Babe, the owner of a local honky-tonk bar where Jolene works as a waitress. Plus, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, wife of country artist Brad Paisley, will play local wife and mother Emily, while Dallas Roberts plays Aaron, a husband facing a midlife crisis.

A release date has not been announced but TV Line stated Parton will open each show with an introduction explaining the meaning behind each song. “Jolene” was released in 1973 and continues to be one of Dolly’s most popular songs, covered by numerous artists.