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[06/23/23 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Survival of the Thickest" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After a bad breakup, passionate stylist Mavis Beaumont seizes the opportunity to start over in life and love while finding happiness on her own terms.

[via press release from Netflix]

Survival Of The Thickest | Official Trailer | Netflix

Survival of the Thickest centers on Mavis Beaumont (Michelle Buteau). Black, plus-size and newly single (not by her choice!), Mavis unexpectedly finds herself having to rebuild her life as a struggling stylist. She's determined to not only survive but thrive with the support of her chosen family, a body positive attitude, and a cute v-neck with some lip gloss. The scripted comedy is inspired by Buteau's acclaimed book of essays.

SURVIVAL OF THE THICKEST

Meet Mavis Beaumont. She's proudly thick, newly single and ready to take over the world as an aspiring stylist one fitting at a time. New York ain't ready but you are! Inspired by Michelle Buteau's hilarious memoir, Survival of the Thickest comes to Netflix July 13th.

Format: 8-episode; 30-minute Comedy

About Survival of the Thickest

Release Date: July 13, 2023

Episodes: 8 x 30 minutes

Co-Creator / Executive Producer: Michelle Buteau

Co-Creator / Showrunner / Executive Producer: Danielle Sanchez-Witzel

Executive Producers: Linda Mendoza; Ravi Nandan and Alli Reich for A24, Anne Hong (Mosaic)

Starring: Michelle Buteau, Tone Bell

Recurring Guest Stars Tasha Smith, Taylor Selé, Garcelle Beauvais, Marouane Zotti, Liza Treyger, Anissa Felix, Anthony Michael Lopez, Monnae Michaell, Usama Siddiquee, Allan K. Washington, Becca Blackwell, Peppermint, J. Riley Jr., Anna George, Michelle Visage, Donovan Louis Bazemore, & Ambre Anderson

Additional Guest Stars include: Sarah Cooper, Hugh Moore, Solomon Georgio, Mark McKinnon, Christine Jones, Joyelle Johnson, Veronica Mosey, Nicole Byer, Jordan Carlos, Clifton Davis, Misha Osherovich & Robert Christopher Riley, among others

Writers: Danielle Sanchez-Witzel, Michelle Buteau, Grace Edwards, Ian Edwards, Solomon Georgio, ER Fightmaster, Hillary Handlesman, Julia Lindon

Directors: Linda Mendoza, Kim Nguyen, Amy Aniobi, Kimmy Gatewood





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