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Eight Dolly songs. Eight Dolly stories. Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings is an anthology series that showcases the stories, memories, and inspirations behind her most beloved songs.

Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings premieres November 22, only on Netflix.

In November 2018, it was reported that the series had been titled Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings, that it would premiere in 2019, and that Patrick Sean Smith would serve as the series’ showrunner and as an additional executive producer. Additionally, it was further reported that episodes would be based upon the songs “Jolene“, “These Old Bones”, and “If I Had Wings”. All of the episodes were set to be written by Jim Strain with Joe Lazarov directing “These Old Bones” and Timothy Busfield directing “If I Had Wings”.

On February 11, 2019, it was announced that that other four episodes would be based upon the songs “Two Doors Down“, “Down from Dover“, “Sugar Hill”, and “Cracker Jack”. “Two Doors Down” was set to be directed by Wendey Stanzler from a script by Mark B. Perry, “Down From Dover” to be directed by Erica Dunton from a script by John Sacret Young, “Sugar Hill” to be directed by Lev L. Spiro from a script by Thomas Ian Griffithand Mary Page Keller, and “Cracker Jack” to be directed by Liesl Tommy from a script by Lisa Melamed.

Alongside the series order announcement, it was confirmed that Dolly Parton would appear in the series. In November 2018, it was announced that Julianne Hough, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and Dallas Roberts had been cast in the episode “Jolene”, that Kathleen Turner, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Kyle Bornheimer had been cast in the episode “These Old Bones”, and that Gerald McRaney, Brooke Elliott, Ben Lawson, Michele Weaver, Delta Burke, and Tim Reidhad been cast in the episode “If I Had Wings”. On December 19, 2018, it was reported that Colin O’Donoghue, Willa Fitzgerald, David Denman, Mac Davis, and Vanessa Rubio had been cast in the episode “JJ Sneed”. On February 11, 2019, it was announced that Melissa Leo, Ray McKinnon, Andy Mientus, Katie Stevens, and Michael Willett had been cast in the episode “Two Doors Down”, Holly Taylor, Shane McGhie, Robert Taylor, Bellamy Young, Camryn Manheim, and Mary Lane Haskell had been cast in the episode “Down From Dover”, Patricia Wettig, Timothy Busfield, Virginia Gardner, and Tom Brittney had been cast in the episode “Sugar Hill”, and that Sarah Shahi, Rochelle Aytes, Jessica Collins, and Tammy Lynn Michaels had been cast in the episode “Cracker Jack”.

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