Country fans, put down your extra spangly tops and prepare for this. NBC is currently working on Coat of Many Colors, a biopic about Dolly Parton’s early life. Alyvia Lynd will be playing young Dolly.
Here’s the video of when she was told she had been cast, but Dolly Parton herself:
I may have cried watching that.
As you can see Alyvia Lind is very excited to be portraying Dolly Parton.
Here’s the Official Synopsis:
Based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly Parton’s remarkable upbringing, this once-in-a-lifetime movie special takes us inside the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to overcome devastating tragedy and discover the healing power of love, faith and a raggedy patchwork coat that helped make Dolly who she is today. Over the years, many have attempted to bring this story to life, and now, finally, fans across America can experience the heartwarming tale of a courageous nine-year-old girl from Tennessee and the loving family that taught her the power of inner strength.