‘Survival of the Thickest’ trailer brings fashion and body positivity to town

‘I’m passionate about fashion’ are the opening words of Netflix’s new comedy trailer Survival of the Thickest.

In this series, actress, comedian, and host Michelle Butte plays a black, plus-sized, single (not of her own choosing!) fashionista who dreams of becoming a stylist in New York City. increase.

Mavis Beaumont (Michelle Butteaux) is the central character of the film. Survival of the Thickest. Mavis must rebuild her life as a struggling stylist. Thanks to the support of her family of choice, her body positive mindset, her lovely V her neck and lip gloss, she is determined not only to survive but to thrive.

Unfortunately, the Big Apple doesn’t seem ready to accept Mavis.

In a preview released Wednesday, she maintained the theme of Buteau’s acclaimed essays and comedy books that inspired the series, but said, “Helping women dress up and empowering women to be themselves.” I want to help you love your body.”

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Tone Bell, Christine Horne, and Tasha Smith are series regulars.

Guest Stars include Anissa Felix, Alan K. Washington, Ambre Anderson, Anna George, Anthony Michael Lopez, Becca Blackwell, Christine Jones, Garcelle Beauvais, Hugh Moore, J. Reilly – Junior, Mark McKinnon and Marouane Zotti are included.

Buteau is an executive producer on eight 25-minute episodes of the series. Joining her as executive producers are showrunner Daniel Sanchez-Witzel, A24’s Ravi Nandan, Ali Reich, Ang Hong and Mosaic (Michelle’s manager).

Writers such as Hilary Handelsman, Daniel Sanchez-Witzel, Michelle Butte, ER Fightmaster, Ian Edwards and Solomon Giorgio bring the stories to life.

The series will be directed by Kim Nguyen, Linda Mendoza, Amy Inobi and Kimmy Gatewood.

Survival of the Thickest It will premiere on Netflix on July 13, 2023.

Check out the trailer below.

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