NETFLIX ACQUIRES DUMPLIN’ FT. JENNIFER ANISTON & ORIGINAL MUSIC FROM DOLLY PARTON
The Film Features New Collaborations and Original Music from Dolly Parton
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Netflix has acquired the film “Dumplin’,” which features collaborations and original music from entertainment industry icon Dolly Parton.
“Dumplin’” is the plus-size, teenage daughter of a former beauty queen, 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.
Cast: Danielle Macdonald (Bird Box, Skin, Paradise Hills, Patti Cake$), Jennifer Aniston (Upcoming Murder Mystery, Horrible Bosses, Marley and Me), Odeya Rush (Lady Bird, Goosebumps), Dove Cameron (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Liv and Maddie, Descendants), Harold Perrineau (Claws, Lost), Bex Taylor-Klaus and Ginger Minj.
Director: Anne Fletcher (The Proposal, 27 Dresses).
Screenwriter: Kristin Hahn wrote the adaptation of Julie Murphy’s #1 New York Times bestselling novel of the same name.
Producers: A Cota Films and 50 Degrees Entertainment Presentation - Michael Costigan (American Gangster, A Bigger Splash, Brokeback Mountain, Ghost in the Shell), Mohamed AlRafi (Above Suspicion, Lying and Stealing), Kristin Hahn (The Switch, Cake), Trish Hofmann (Gringo, Get On Up).
Executive Producers: Jennifer Aniston, Danny Nozell.
Music: Grammy & Emmy Award Winner and Academy, Golden Globe & Tony Award Nominee Dolly Parton with newly-recorded collaborations of her classic songs in addition to six new original songs co-written by Parton and Grammy Nominee Linda Perry. Special guest vocalists include Sia, Miranda Lambert, Mavis Staples,Elle King, Alison Krauss, Rhonda Vincent, Danielle Macdonald, and Jennifer Aniston.
Film Release Date: The film will be released later this year on Netflix in the U.S. and select international territories, and in select theaters in the U.S.
Soundtrack Release Date: Produced by Linda Perry and Executive Produced by Dolly Parton, the soundtrack will release worldwide on November 30 on Dolly Records/RCA Nashville (Sony Music).
Debut Feature Track Release Date: “Here I Am” performed by Dolly Parton & Sia is the first release from the forthcoming Dumplin’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Available for download and streaming on September 14, this self-penned song was originally recorded by Parton and included on her Coat of Many Colors album (October 1971). This brand-new recording of “Here I Am” captures Dolly Parton and Sia’s striking vocal re-imagination of this classic album track.
September 14, 2018 9:05pm ET by Netflix