's 1982 movie "The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas
" is to be revamped by the women behind "Legally Blonde
" and the producers of the "Twilight
" franchise. Screenwriters Karen McCulluh and Kirsten Smith will rewrite the film's script and plot, while Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey will produce the project.
Parton's film started life as a hit 1978 play. The new version will be a big-budget musical.
The original 1982 film, which also starred Burt Reynolds
, featured Parton's love anthem "I Will Always Love You".
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