Country music superstar Dolly Parton speaks at the renamed My People Senior Activity Center in Sevierville, Tenn., Monday, May 7, 2018. Parton came for a dedication ceremony Monday to rename the facility in honor of her parents, Robert and Avie Lee Parton. Image: Brianna Paciorka/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP
Dolly Parton is making an anthology series based on her music.
The American country superstar, 72, will serve as singer-songwriter, co-star and executive producer on the Netflix programme.
She said: "As a songwriter, I have always enjoyed telling stories through my music.
"I am thrilled to be bringing some of my favourite songs to life with Netflix.
As a songwriter, I have always enjoyed telling stories through my music. I am thrilled to be bringing some of my favorite songs to life with @Netflix. We hope our show will inspire and entertain families and folks of all generations. https://t.co/jfMo5W16DY— Dolly Parton (@DollyParton) 4 June 2018
"We hope our show will inspire and entertain families and folks of all generations, and I want to thank the good folks at Netflix and Warner Bros TV for their incredible support."
The series will be comprised of eight episodes, with each based on a famous song by the singer.
It is due to premiere on Netflix in 2019.
If you aren't naturally blonde, store bought is fine. 😄 pic.twitter.com/ndNRZLNNbM— Dolly Parton (@DollyParton) 31 May 2018
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