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Dolly Parton hints at a revival for the beloved supernatural series, ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’

Dolly Parton is following in the footsteps of beloved series like Twin Peaks, and Wizards Of Waverly Place, with Buffy reboot!!

Riding the wave of nostalgia and excitement for resurrected favourites, it seems the iconic Dolly Parton has some exciting TV endeavours of her own in the works.

Currently, the country singer is not only set to grace our screens with a revival but is also gearing up for a couple of other exciting projects.

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Dolly Parton’s Pet Gala: In the midst of the revival fervour, Dolly is curating a two-hour special under the banner of her production company, Doggy Parton.

The “Pet Gala,” set to air on February 21st, 2024, on CBS, promises a delightful blend of music and adorable furry friends.

Dolly will play host to a star-studded lineup of musicians who will perform iconic Dolly Parton songs, all while charming pets strut their stuff on the runway.

Anticipate appearances from the likes of Miley Cyrus, Kelly Clarkson, Jimmy Fallon, and many more to be announced.

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Dolly Parton hints at the possibility of a revival for the beloved supernatural series, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”

In a recent interview with Business Insider, the iconic country singer shared an update on the project, revealing that producers are actively working on bringing the show back to life.

“They’re still working on that,” Parton mentioned, adding that the team is contemplating revamping the series for a new era.

While the details about the reboot remain under wraps, it’s clear that there is a genuine effort to revive the show that originally aired from 1997 to 2003 and starred Sarah Michelle Gellar as the titular character.

Dolly Parton’s involvement in the potential revival adds an intriguing layer to the project.

As a producer through her production company, Sandollar Productions, which she co-founded with her former manager Sandy Gallin, Parton has a personal connection to the series.

Despite never making an on-screen appearance, her influence was felt through Christmas gifts sent to the cast, as revealed by Gellar in a previous interview on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.

In that interview from February 2023, Gellar expressed her surprise and admiration for Parton’s acknowledgment of the show. “She doesn’t even know who I am,” Gellar thought at first, but to her delight, Parton complimented both the show and her performance.

This unexpected connection left Gellar feeling elated, realizing that the legendary Dolly Parton was aware of her and appreciated her work.

However, not everyone is convinced that a “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” revival is necessary. In January 2023, Gellar shared her perspective with SFX Magazine, stating that the show concluded on a satisfying note.

Despite acknowledging the potential for continuing the story of female empowerment that the series embodied, Gellar emphasized the profound metaphors of Buffy, which revolved around the horrors of adolescence.

She expressed support for the story to continue but highlighted the challenges of capturing the essence of adolescence as she herself had moved beyond that stage in her life.

The debate around reviving “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” continues, with fans eagerly awaiting further developments from the producers. As Dolly Parton and the creative team behind the series work towards a potential revival, the prospect of reentering the Buffyverse has generated considerable anticipation and discussion among fans of the iconic show.