Jennifer Nettles has joined the cast of NBC’s upcoming TV movie, Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors, alongside Gerald McRaney and Ricky Schroeder.

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The movie depicts Dolly Parton’s ‘50s-era childhood in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.

Jennifer will play young Dolly’s mother, Avie, while Schroeder portrays Dolly's father, Lee.

9 year old actress, Alyvia Lind will play young Dolly.  Here's an adorable video of her finding out that she was selected for the part.

Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors will premiere during the 2015-16 TV season on NBC.

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