Dolly Parton and Christine Baranski (The Good Fight, Mamma Mia!) will bring a little holiday cheer to Netflix this Christmas with movie musical Christmas on the Square, an original film featuring 14 new songs from the Queen of Country.
Tony winner and 15-time Emmy Award nominee Baranski will play a Regina Fuller, a woman intent on evicting the residents of a town she’s just inherited, so that she can sell it to developers, AND all just before Christmas. Enter Grammy winner and Tony nominee Parton as an angel who leads Baranski’s character on a road of redemption. It’s described as “… equal parts It’s a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Carol…”.
The cast also includes Jenifer Lewis (Black-ish, Hairspray), Treat Williams (Hair), Josh Segarra (On Your Feet!), Jeanine Mason (Roswell, New Mexico), Mary Lane Haskell (Heartstrings), Matthew Johnson (American Idol), and Selah Kimbro Jones (Hidden Figures).
The musical film features 14 tracks from Parton including the title song which is features on her upcoming holiday album, A Holly Dolly Christmas Parton.
Tony nominee and Emmy winner Debbie Allen directs and choreographs the film, which launches on Netflix 22 November 2020.