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Dolly Parton Announces Holiday Movie ‘Christmas at Dollywood’

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Christmas at Dollywood featuring Dolly Parton, will be a marquee event during the Hallmark Channel’s annual Countdown to Christmas event, which kicks off on October 25 and ends on New Year’s Day.

The new movie will star The Wonder Years actress Danica McKellar, who has also appeared in Crown for Christmas, Christmas at Grand Valley and other Hallmark Channel movies, reports Rolling Stone.

McKellar’s son Draco McKellar Verta and her mother, Mahaila, will have cameos.

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Although Parton, 73, has been behind several holiday specials during her career, this is only the second time she worked with Hallmark. In 2010, they worked together on a Dollywood 25th anniversary special. Parton has also recorded several Christmas albums. She also produced the Christmas specials Coat of Many Colors, Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love, and appeared in A Country Christmas Story, Dollywood’s A Christmas Carol and A Smoky Mountain Christmas.

Hallmark will air a whopping 40 Christmas movies during the 2019 season.

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