Dolly Parton Wanted Miley Cyrus to Play 'Jolene' The Country Music legend wanted Miley to play Julianne Hough's role of Jolene in the anthology series 'Heartstrings.'
The series is inspired by Parton's music.
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Even though Dolly wanted Miley to star in the episode, she admits Hough was perfect to play the Jolene she describes in her lyrics.
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