All the Details on Dolly Parton's New Netflix Anthology Series

POPSUGAR Entertainment | 2/19/2019 | Amanda Prahl
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Music legend Dolly Parton has been having a resurgence of sorts lately. At this year's Grammy Awards, she was honored with a huge tribute that included goddaughter Miley Cyrus, Little Big Town, Katy Perry, and a slew of other artists (plus she took the stage herself!). Parton's next move is a new venture for her: creating a Netflix miniseries. Heartstrings, set to debut later in 2019, is already shaping up to be a buzzy series. We've rounded up everything we know so far about the show!

According to Variety, Heartstrings will be an anthology series with eight episodes. Each episode, which will be a standalone story with a totally different cast and setting, will also be based off one of Parton's iconic songs — yes, including "Jolene." For the most part, this music-based concept is the only thing connecting the episodes. However, Parton herself is also slated to fill a connecting role: she will appear in every episode in some way. In some episodes, she may have a role in the actual story; for others, she will simply host an introduction to the episode. Variety also reported that "each episode will begin with an introduction by Parton talking/singing to camera about the meaning behind each song."

Hollywood - Reporter - Synopses - Episodes - Style

The Hollywood Reporter has the basic synopses for each of the eight episodes, and they range in style and even genre. One episode, named after Parton's famous hit "Jolene," follows a singer-songwriter longing to get out of a small town. Others have historical settings, from the 1880s to the 1940s and...
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