Earlier this year, Dolly Parton contributed to a novel written by James Patterson called Run, Rose Run.
Dolly also released an album of music inspired by the novel’s storyline
Now the novel, that inspired an album has also spawned a movie!
Dolly shared, “Run, Rose, Run is going to the big screen! I can’t wait to make this dream come true with Hello Sunshine, Sony Pictures, and some of my favorite people, James Patterson and Reese Witherspoon!”
The deal will see Dolly also starring in the movie that’s set to be produced by Reese’s company Hello Sunshine, along with James Patterson Entertainment and Sony.
Parton says, “I am thrilled to be bringing Run, Rose, Run to Sony Pictures. I’m looking forward to working with Sony and being in the movie as well. It’s a good time to be excited, working with some of my favorite people.”
Run, Rose, Run is the story of a young woman who leaves her home with the dream of making it big in Nashville while a dark secret from her past threatens everything she’s tried so hard to achieve.