The small town of Pacashau, Georgia, has fallen on hard times, but the people are counting on the Divinity Church Choir to lift their spirits by winning the National Joyful Noise Competition. The choir has always known how to sing in harmony, but the discord between its two leading ladies now
threatens to tear them apart. Their newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill (Latifah), stubbornly wants to stick with their tried-and-true traditional style, while the fiery G.G. Sparrow (Parton) thinks triedand- true translates to tired-and-old.
Shaking things up even more is the arrival of G.G.’s rebellious grandson, Randy (Jordan). Randy has an ear for music, but he also has an eye for Vi Rose’s beautiful and talented daughter, Olivia (Palmer), and the sparks between the two teenagers are causing even more friction between G.G. and Vi Rose. If these two strong-willed women can put aside their differences for the good of the people in their town, they – and their choir – may make the most joyful noise of all.
Starring Oscar® nominees Queen Latifah (“Chicago,” “Hairspray”) and Dolly Parton (“Transamerica,” “Steel Magnolias,” “Nine to Five”), “Joyful Noise” brings together a talented cast of performers, including Keke Palmer (“Akeelah and the Bee”), Courtney B. Vance (“Extraordinary Measures”), Jeremy Jordan (Broadway’s “Bonnie and Clyde”), and Kris Kristofferson (“Dolphin Tale”). Rounding out the main cast are Dexter Darden, Angela Grovey, Paul Woolfolk and Jesse L. Martin.
The musically driven story also brings together the sounds of gospel, pop, country, rock and R & B with memorable songs, performed by the cast, from a wide range of artists, including Michael Jackson, Usher, Chris Brown, Paul McCartney, Sly & the Family Stone and Stevie Wonder. Dolly Parton also wrote original songs for the film, including “Not Enough” and “From Here to the Moon and Back.”
Joyful Noise (BD)
Spotlight on a Song: Dolly Parton’s “From Here to the Moon”- Dolly Parton wrote three original songs for the film Joyful Noise. Now you can go behind the scenes and see the making of this original duet with Kris Kristofferson.
Inspiration of “Joyful Noise”
Make Some Noise- Get an inside look as the young stars light up the screen.
Leading Ladies- Get an all-access look at the recording studio with Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah.
“He’s Everything” Live- Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah take the stage together for the first time at theworld’s largest gospel choir competition.
Joyful Noise (DVD)
MAKE SOME NOISE
Get an inside look as the young stars light up the screen.
Get an all-access look at the recording studio with Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah.