Jennifer Nettles Reveals She Was Handpicked by Dolly Parton for “Coat of Many Colors” Role

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By Music News Group

CMAJennifer Nettles was handpicked by Dolly Parton to play the role of Dolly’s mother in the upcoming TV movie Coat of Many Colors. The decision was made while Dolly was watching audition tapes with the movie producers.

Jennifer tells ABC Radio, “What they told me was that Dolly saw my reading and that towards the end of it she was emotional and moved and said, ‘Yes, that is my mom.’ So, I love hearing that.”

While she has met Dolly a few times, Jennifer is looking forward to working with the country superstar to flesh out the …read more