‘9 to 5’ reunion: Dolly Parton confirms ‘Grace and Frankie’ guest role

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Dolly Parton is reuniting with her "9 to 5" co-stars Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda successful  an upcoming occurrence  of "Grace and Frankie." The trio are pictured (main) astatine  the 2017 Emmys and (inset) successful  their classical  1980 comedy. Dolly Parton is reuniting with her "9 to 5" co-stars Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda successful an upcoming occurrence of "Grace and Frankie." The trio are pictured (main) astatine the 2017 Emmys and (inset) successful their classical 1980 comedy. Main: Getty Images; Inset: Evere

Dolly Parton is officially reuniting with her “9 to 5” co-stars, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda.

The state euphony icon, 75, volition prima successful an upcoming occurrence of “Grace and Frankie,” Netflix confirmed connected Friday.

The streaming work didn’t divulge what relation Parton volition play connected the deed sitcom, which has been moving since 2015.

Production of the seventh and final play of “Grace and Frankie” wrapped earlier this week, meaning the “Jolene” songstress has already filmed her cameo alongside Tomlin, 82, and Fonda, 83. The occurrence volition aerial successful aboriginal 2022.

It’s been 41 years since the trio starred unneurotic successful “9 to 5” — the classical workplace drama that grossed much than $100 cardinal astatine the container office.

Fans person been petitioning for years to person Parton prima connected “Grace and Frankie,” which focuses connected the improbable friendship of 2 women whose longtime husbands permission them to wed each other.

The trio are seen successful  "9 to 5" — the classical  workplace drama  that grossed much  than $100 cardinal  astatine  the container  office.The trio is seen successful “9 to 5” — the classical workplace drama that grossed much than $100 cardinal astatine the container office.20th Century Fox Licensing/Merch

Parton has antecedently spoken of her tendency to marque an quality connected the show.

“I’ve been trying to bash ‘Grace and Frankie’ for years,” the crooner told British TV big Lorraine Kelly on her show, “Lorraine,” backmost successful February.

“We worked truthful good unneurotic connected ‘9 to 5,’ it’s a brainsick fantastic show,” Parton said. “We’ve been trying to constitute maine successful somehow. So erstwhile it’s harmless for america to really bash a accumulation erstwhile they’re back, I’ll astir apt get astir to doing that.”

The last  play   of "Grace and Frankie" volition  watercourse  connected  Netflix adjacent  year.The last play of “Grace and Frankie” volition watercourse connected Netflix adjacent year.©Netflix/Courtesy Everett Colle

Meanwhile, backmost successful January, Tomlin told the “Today” show that she was hoping Parton would marque a “Grace and Frankie” impermanent appearance.

“We’re ever hoping that volition happen,” Tomlin stated. “We person a large relation for her this time, I deliberation she volition bash it. I’m conscionable hoping she will.”