NBC Is Making at Least Two Very Large Dolly Parton Movies

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This morning, Dolly Parton tumbled out of bed, stumbled to the kitchen, poured herself a cup of ambition, and then signed a development deal with NBC for a series of movies based on her "stories, songs, and inspiring life," the network announced today. The specifics of the projects are up in the air at the moment, but NBC says the movies will be aimed at a family audience, which ruins our idea for a "Jolene" erotic thriller called Just Because You CanParton's hours in her new job are unclear.