The upcoming film Country Strong, starring Oscar-winning actress [lastfm]Gwyneth Paltrow[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Tim McGraw[/lastfm], is set to hit theaters nationwide December 22.
In the movie, formerly titled Love Don’t Let Me Down, Paltrow plays Kelly Canter, an alcoholic singer taken out of rehab by her manager husband, Ed (McGraw), for a comeback tour. The first single from the original motion picture soundtrack will be Gwyneth’s title track, “Country Strong,” which features background vocals from [lastfm]Vince Gill[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Patty Griffin[/lastfm]. The album is set for release October 26 on RCA Nashville.
Gwyneth talks about how she did her homework and fell in love with country music in the process.