Jennifer Nettles to play Dolly Parton's mom in NBC TV movie

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NBC Casts Country Singer Jennifer Nettles as Dolly Parton's Mom

Dolly Parton's upcoming NBC TV movie is getting a second dose of country super stardom.

Sugarland lead singer Jennifer Nettles is among the actors joining A Coat of Many Colors, NBC announced Tuesday.

NBC Casts Young Dolly Parton for 'Coat of Many Colors' TV Movie

Longmire's Gerald McRaney and Silver Spoons alum Ricky Schroder have also signed on the project.

Based on her inspiring life story, Dolly Parton's A Coat of Many Colors examines the tight-knit Parton clan as they struggle to overcome devastating tragedy and discover the healing power of love, faith and a raggedy patchwork coat that helped shape Parton into who she is today.

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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
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