The 2015 young adult novel by the American author Julie Murphy is getting a movie deal and has none other than Jennifer Aniston in Dumplin Movie as one of its major cast
The book was first published in hardback in the United States on September 15, 2015 through Balzer and Bray. The book focuses on Willowdean, a plus-size teenager that finds love, but also shows her fight with the insecurities and turmoils of a teenage life. The reception for Dumplin’ had been positive.
The lead character of Willowdean, nicknamed “Dumplin’” would be played by Danielle Macdonald, the break-out star of Sundance movie Patti Cake. Jennifer Aniston will play the role of her Beauty queen mother, Rosie.
The movie is being directed by Anne Fletcher and would be scripted by Kristin Hahn. Michael Costigan and Hahn will also produce. Anne Fletcher has also directed The Proposal and 27 Dresses.The movie would be musical comedy .The movie was initially taken up by Disney but will have an indie route.
The movie will start filming in early August 2017 in Atlanta. So are you excited to see Jennifer Aniston in Dumplin Movie