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We’ve made no secret of our excitement for the country music legend’s forthcoming Christmas movie – and the fact it also stars Christine Baranski and Jenifer Lewis only sweetens the deal.
It was previously revealed that Christmas On The Square, a new Yuletide musical, will focus on Christine’s character, Regina Fuller, who wants to sell her father’s old land to a shopping mall developer.
However, Regina is eventually talked out of it by – you guessed it! – her guardian angel, played by Dolly.
Netflix has now unveiled new photos from the film, including a first look at Dolly in character as Christine’s guardian angel. Prepare yourself...
A Netflix press release announcing the film previously said: “A rich and nasty woman, Regina Fuller, returns to her small hometown after her father’s death to evict everyone and sell the land to a mall developer - right before Christmas.
“However, after listening to stories of the local townsfolk, reconnecting with an old love, and accepting the guidance of an actual angel, Regina starts to have a change of heart.
“This is the story about family, love, and how a small town’s Christmas spirit can warm even the coldest of hearts.”
OK, but seriously – is it Christmas yet?!
The project was actually first announced a little while ago, but Netflix revealed last week that the film will debut on the streaming service on 22 November.
Christmas On The Square will feature a total of 14 (!!!) original songs, written and performed by the country music icon.
The film coincides with the debut of Dolly’s latest Christmas album, the fabulously-titled A Holly Dolly Christmas, which was released last week, and features collaborations with Miley Cyrus, Michael Bublé and Dolly’s brother, Randy Parton.