Entertainment Music Dolly Parton Pulled Child Actress Back from Oncoming Car While Filming Her New Netflix Film "I looked up and it was Dolly Parton. I was like, surprised, I was like [gasp]," Talia Hill said of her experience on the set of Christmas on the Square By Nicholas Rice Nicholas Rice Instagram Twitter Nicholas Rice is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE Magazine. He began working with the brand as an Editorial Intern in early 2020, before later transitioning to a freelance role, and then staff positions soon after. Nicholas writes and edits anywhere between 7 to 9 stories per day on average for PEOPLE, spanning across each vertical the brand covers. Nicholas has previous work experience with Billboard, POPSUGAR, Bustle and Elite Daily. When not working, Nicholas can be found playing with his 5 dogs, listening to pop music or eating mozzarella sticks. People Editorial Guidelines Published on December 10, 2020 09:44 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Dolly Parton to the rescue! While on the set of her recently released Netflix film, Christmas on the Square, the 74-year-old musician was looking out for one of her young costars. Talia Hill — the youngest of three siblings cast in the holiday movie — told Inside Edition that while filming she ventured off to get a cup of hot chocolate before producers asked cast members to return to their marks. As she was heading back, the young actress said that she felt somebody physically grab her and pull her back from a car that was headed in her direction on the set. "I looked up and it was Dolly Parton," she told the outlet. "I was like, surprised, I was like [gasp]." "And she's like, 'Well, I am an angel, you know,' " Talia, 9, added of her interaction with the country music icon. "Cause she plays an angel in the movie. And I was in shock. She hugged me and shook me and said, 'I saved your life!' " Dolly Parton Stars as an Angel in New Netflix Holiday Musical Christmas on the Square Talia Hill Instagram Christmas on the Square, which dropped last month on the streaming platform, takes its name from one of the songs on Parton's new Christmas album and follows Christine Baranski's Regina Fuller, a Scrooge-like figure who returns to her hometown to evict residents following her father's death. Directed by Grey's Anatomy star and Hollywood icon Debbie Allen, Parton stars as an angel in the holiday film, alongside Jenifer Lewis, Treat Williams and Jeanine Mason. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. While chatting with Inside Edition, Talia's older brother Tristian also spoke about his experience filming with Parton. "When you think of Dolly Parton, you are just like, 'It is Dolly Parton,' but when you actually see her you are like, 'Wow, it's Dolly Parton,' being in her presence lifts you," he said. "She is so amazing." Talia added to the outlet, with a laugh: "When Dolly walked in she smelled like heaven. She greeted everyone even if you were a trashcan person. It was such a great feeling." RELATED VIDEO: Dolly Parton Stars as an Angel in New Netflix Holiday Musical Christmas on the Square Tristan, 16, and Talia both appear in the holiday film, alongside their 13-year-old brother, Tyson. Their mother, Tonia Hill, has worked as an entertainer at the Walt Disney World resort in Orlando, Florida, for the past 26 years. She told Inside Edition that each of her children had dancing in their blood before they were even born. "I danced with all three of my babies in my bellies," the mother of three told the outlet. Tristan shared that watching his mother perform in numerous Disney shows, made him want to pursue a similar career. "She makes me grow as a dancer. She tells me if something doesn't look good or if it is the wrong note," Talia added as Tyson chimed in and noted, "She gives us tips and tricks and how to make people feel something and it really helps."