Netflix has just unveiled the first official poster for Dumplin’ starring Jennifer Aniston. In addition, Netflix also released three photos from the comedy/drama set to open in theaters and on the streaming service on December 7, 2018.
Dumplin’ was directed by Anne Fletcher (The Guilt Trip, The Proposal) and is based on Julie Murphy’s bestselling novel. Kristin Hahn adapted Murphy’s book for the screen and produced the film along with Michael Costigan (American Gangster, Brokeback Mountain), Mohamed AlRafi (Above Suspicion, Lying and Stealing), and Trish Hofmann (Gringo, Get On Up). Jennifer Aniston and Danny Nozell executive produced.
Jennifer Aniston’s co-stars include Danielle Macdonald (Bird Box, Patti Cake$), Odeya Rush (Lady Bird, Goosebumps), Dove Cameron (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Liv and Maddie, Descendants), and Harold Perrineau (Claws, Lost).
The behind the scenes team includes director of photography Elliot Davis, editor Emma E. Hickox, production designer Elizabeth J. Jones, and costume designer Bina Daigeler, with music by Jake Monaco.
Prior to the film’s release, Netflix will be dropping the Dumplin’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack featuring songs by Dolly Parton’s including “Girl In The Movies” as well as her previously-released collaboration with Sia, “Here I Am.” The Dumplin’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will be available on November 30th.
Dumplin’ (Danielle Macdonald) is the plus-size, teenage daughter of a former beauty queen (Jennifer Aniston), 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.