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Sony Lands Dolly Parton-Starring Book Adaptation ‘Run, Rose, Run’ (Exclusive)

Sony Pictures is getting into the Dolly Parton business. The studio has landed Run, Rose, Run, the planned adaptation of the book from Parton and James Patterson that also has Parton set to star. Reese Witherspoon is attached to produce via her Hello Sunshine banner, which worked with the studio on the upcoming adaption of […]

Disciples of Bob Fosse Handle His ‘Dancin’ ’ With Care

In the 40 years since Dancin’ closed on Broadway, countless revivals and tours of Bob Fosse’s shows have come and gone, Sweet Charity, Damn Yankees and Pippin, among them. The 1996 revival of Chicago is still running. Dancin’, however, has always been MIA, despite its equally sexy shimmer. Now, after years of false starts, Dancin’ is finally headed for its first Broadway revival. The show, which […]

Peabody Awards: Dan Rather Recognized With Career Achievement Honor

Dan Rather, the longtime anchor of CBS Evening News from 1981 to 2006, was presented with the Peabody Career Achievement Award on Tuesday. Country music legend Dolly Parton presented Rather with the award, which honors “individuals whose work and commitment to broadcasting and digital media have left an indelible mark on the field and in […]

Dolly Parton Among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2022 Inductees

On Wednesday morning, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced which of this year’s nominees will be inducted at the 2022 ceremony on Nov. 5  in Los Angeles. Rock hitmaker Pat Benatar, new wave chart-toppers Duran Duran, hip-hop heavyweight Eminem, synth-pop duo Eurythmics, country legend Dolly Parton, R&B hitmaker Lionel Richie and pop singer-songwriter Carly Simon make up the Class of 2022. Additionally, […]

Dolly Parton Says She’ll “Accept Gracefully” if She’s Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Dolly Parton gracefully turned down her nomination for induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March, but the Rock Hall opted to leave her on the ballot. So what happens if she does get inducted? The 10-time Grammy winner addressed that very question in an interview with NPR on Friday. “Well, I’ll […]

Dolly Parton to Produce, Star in Adaptation of ‘Run, Rose, Run’ From Hello Sunshine

Dolly Parton, Reese Witherspoon and James Patterson are partnering for the feature film adaptation of Run, Rose, Run, the novel from Parton and Patterson. Parton is also set to star in the project from Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine. Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter are producing alongside Patterson and Parton, with Ashley Strumwasser executive producing. Run, Rose, Run, […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Says Voters Will Decide if Dolly Parton is Inducted

Dolly Parton is still on the list of this year’s nominations for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame despite the country icon asking to be removed because she hasn’t “earned that right.” The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation said in a statement Thursday that, in effect, it is up to the voters […]

Dolly Parton Says She “Must Respectfully Bow Out” of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nomination

Dolly Parton is bowing out of her nomination for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. “Even though I’m extremely flattered and grateful to be nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, I don’t feel that I have earned that right,” Parton said on social media on Monday (March 14). “I […]

‘Still Working 9 to 5’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton look at the making of their 1980 hit comedy and its continued political resonance.

Morgan Wallen Wins Top Honor at ACM Awards After Being Banned From 2021 Show

Morgan Wallen won album of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Monday night for Dangerous: The Double Album, a year after he was removed from the ACMs ballot after he was caught on camera using a racial slur. Wallen made no direct reference to the issue and his absence from recent […]

Dolly Parton Opens 2022 ACM Awards By Sending “Love and Hope” to Ukraine

Hosting the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas alongside Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett on Monday night, Dolly Parton opened the 2022 ACM Awards with a nod to the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. “I don’t want to be political and this is not. I’d rather pass a kidney stone than do […]

Dolly Parton on Adaptation Plans for Novel Debut With James Patterson: “We’re Already in Talks With Some Writers”

Dolly Parton has big plans for Run, Rose, Run. The country music icon — just nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors and announced as co-host of the Academy of Country Music Awards on March 7 in Las Vegas — teamed with blockbuster author James Patterson on the novel, which debuts the same […]