Directed by Anne Fletcher (The Proposal, 27 Dresses), Dumplin’ stars Danielle MacDonald (Bird Box, Patti Cake$), the plus-size, teenage daughter of a former beauty queen (Jennifer Aniston, Horrible Bosses, Marley and Me, the upcoming Murder Mystery), who signs up for her mom’s pageant as a protest that escalates when other contestants follow her footsteps, revolutionizing the pageant and their small Texas town.
The film also stars Odeya Rush (Lady Bird, Goosebumps), Dove Cameron (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Liv and Maddie, Descendants), and Harold Perrineau (Claws, Lost).
It is adapted by Kristin Hahn based on Julie Murphy’s #1 New York Times bestselling novel of the same name. A Cota Films and 50 Degrees Entertainment Presentation, Michael Costigan (American Gangster, A Bigger Splash, Brokeback Mountain, Ghost in the Shell), Mohamed Al Rafi (Above Suspicion, Lying and Stealing), Kristin Hahn (The Switch, Cake) and Trish Hofmann (Gringo, Get On Up) serve as producers, with Jennifer Aniston and Danny Nozell serving as executive producers.
The Dumplin’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is now available for pre-order which will instantly include Dolly Parton’s “Girl In The Movies” and her previously-released collaboration with Sia, “Here I Am.” The Dumplin’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will release on November 30.
Dumplin’ premieres on Netflix and in select theaters on December 7th.