Jennifer Aniston could not be happier for Dolly Parton after the queen of nation music was honored with a Golden Globe nomination Thursday morning.
ET’s Nischelle Turner spoke with Aniston on the premiere of her new dramedy, Dumplin’, on the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday night, and the actress lovingly mirrored on Parton’s nomination for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture for the tune “Girl in the Movies.”
“I am so excited! She deserves it,” Aniston gushed. “It’s such a beautiful, beautiful, beautiful song and it’s really nice for our movie.”
Aniston, who each stars in Dumplin’ and served as a producer, personally tapped Parton to be part of recording new songs for the Dumplin’ soundtrack, and even sang with the long-lasting nation artist on “Push and Pull,” the place Aniston supplied backing vocals.
In the movie, primarily based on the e book of the identical title, Aniston performs a Rosie Dickson, a former magnificence pageant queen whose plus-sized daughter, Willowdean (performed by Danielle Macdonald), indicators up for a magnificence contest amid a wrestle with body-image and vanity.
Author Julie Murphy, who penned the novel, has mentioned up to now that her story was impressed by a few of Parton’s songs, which is why her involvement within the adaption is so completely becoming, and why her nomination is much more particular.
ET additionally spoke with the 72-year-old “Jolene” singer on the star-studded premiere, the place she admitted that she’s “real excited” about being acknowledged for the brand new music.
“I used to be over doing The Talk after they instructed us we received nominated,” Parton mentioned, recalling how she heard the information. “We were all excited!”
Parton additionally dished on the long-rumored sequel to her 1980 comedy traditional 9 to five, explaining that the challenge is transferring ahead.
“We’re gonna get the first script draft [of the screenplay] pretty soon,” she shared. “So it’s really gonna be a go.”
In the meantime, Aniston and Parton’s upcoming coming-of-age dramedy Dumplin’ premieres on Netflix and in choose theaters Dec. 7.