Dumplin’ is the nickname given by Rosie Dickson (Jennifer Aniston) to her daughter, Willowdean (Danielle Macdonald), who is a plus-size woman, while Rosie is a former beauty queen.
This prompts Willowdean to sign up for her mother’s Miss Teen Bluebonnet pageant as a protest that escalates when other contestants follow her footsteps, revolutionising the pageant and their small Texas town.
The script is an adapted screenplay by Kristin Hahn based on Julie Murphy’s No.1 New York Times bestselling novel of the same name.
Dumplin’ looks like a good laugh, based on this trailer, and anyone who knows me knows what a big fan of Ms Aniston I am, so I’m very much looking forward to this when it’s released on Netflix on December 7th.
Director: Anne Fletcher
Screenplay: Kristin Hahn
Novel: Julie Murphy
Also stars: Odeya Rush, Dove Cameron, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Luke Benward, Harold Perrineau
Check out the trailer below:
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