Q: I put my car in park and turned it off, now the shifter won't move

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A 2007 chevy trail blazer won't start cause in drive shifter is in park but now won't move and on dash says it's in drive how do I fix this situation

My car has 185736 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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