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We’re only five months into 2022, but Dolly Parton is already thinking about Christmas!
Parton previously released two Christmas movies. The first of those was 2016’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love, which was the sequel to her Coat of Many Colors film. Then she released Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square in 2020. That movie won two Emmy Awards, including the award for Outstanding Television Movie.
The legendary country singer has also hosted a number of holiday specials, with the most recent of those being 2020’s A Holly Dolly Christmas.
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Now, Parton has a brand-new Christmas movie in the works.
The new movie is titled Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas. It will air on NBC this holiday season.
The movie has been described as “a modern-day movie musical about the making of a network TV special.” NBC released a statement that goes into more detail about the movie’s plot and premise:
“Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas’ is the frenetic backstage story and delightful on-camera results of Dolly’s desire to uplift an exhausted world’s spirits by sharing the unique ‘mountain magic’ she has always found in and around Dollywood at Christmas, Throughout the movie’s production numbers and rehearsal chaos, Dolly finds herself taking a private journey into her past, guided by the mysterious appearances of her personal Three Wise Men.”
The statement continues:
“When it’s time for her big special to air live, a renewed and inspired Dolly goes rogue and shows the world that the real magic of Christmas lies in the hearts of the children we all once were, the realization that Christmas is about the people we share it with, and how her faith remains the common thread between Christmases past, present and future.”
While you wait to see Parton’s new Christmas movie later this year, enjoy the below clip from her previous film, Christmas on the Square.
We can’t wait to learn more about what Parton has in store this holiday season!