Brian McKnight has been tapped to star in the premiere Lifetime original movie, A Country Christmas Story.
The R&B crooner joins Dolly Parton, Mary Kay Place and Desiree Ross in the upcoming movie, which follows a “young Appalachian mountain girl as she pursues her dream of becoming a country star against the wishes of her mother,” according to the network. “Her journey to the stage at Dollywood, with a singing competition hosted by Dolly Parton, reunites her with her musician father (McKnight) and uncovers the musical legacy of African Americans in the world of country music.”
A Country Christmas Story premieres this Saturday, November 9 at 8/7c on Lifetime.
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