Chonda Pierce

Chonda Pierce will film her next movie at the Cheatham County Fair.

Ashland City resident and comedian Chonda Pierce will be filming her next movie at this year’s Cheatham County Fair, a spokesperson for the movie production company confirmed.

Pierce, also known as “the country comic,” has lived in Ashland City since 1975.

Pierce began her career at Opryland Theme Park in Nashville, where she performed as longtime Grand Ole Opry star Minnie Pearl, according to Pierce’s website. Her debut film “Chonda Pierce: Laughing in the Dark” was released in 2015.

The title and release date of the new movie have yet to be confirmed, a spokesperson said. More details, including how to become an extra in the film, are expected to be available soon.

The fair, which will be held at the Cheatham County Fairgrounds, will be from Aug. 27-31. Entry to the fair will cost $12 with $3 parking and free rides.

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