"Survival of the Thickest" Arrives July 13 on Netflix
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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.
SURVIVAL OF THE THICKEST
Today, Netflix released the teaser, date announcement and first look photos of Survival of the Thickest, premiering globally on July 13, 2023.
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 based on Buteau's acclaimed book of essays.
• Format: 8-episode; 25-minute Comedy
• Creator / Executive Producers: Michelle Buteau
• Showrunner / Executive Producer: Danielle Sanchez-Witzel (overall deal)
• Executive Producers: Ravi Nandan and Alli Reich for A24, Anne Hong, Mosaic (Michelle's manager)
• Series Regulars: Michelle Buteau, Tone Bell, Christine Horn, Tasha Smith,
• Guest Stars: Annisa Felix, Allan K. Washington, Ambre Anderson, Anna George, Anthony Michael Lopez, Becca Blackwell, Christine Jones, Garcelle Beauvais, Hugh Moore, J. Riley Jr., Mark McKinnon, Marouane Zotti
• Writers: Hillary Handelsman, Danielle Sanchez-Witzel, Michelle Buteau, ER Fightmaster, Ian Edwards, Solomon Georgio
• Directors: Kim Nguyen, Linda Mendoza, Amy Ainobi, Kimmy Gatewood
Source Netflix, Inc.
June 8, 2023 11:00am ET by Netflix, Inc.