"This one was perfect, it was written and directed by Todd Graff, who's a wonderful writer, he just kind of tailor made it for me, my character. And so I said there's no way that I won't work with Queen Latifah because I love her. We had a ball making the show." Country star Dolly Parton jumped at the chance to make her movie comeback alongside the rapper-turned-actress in the upcoming film, Joyful Noise.