Michelle Buteau will be starring in a new comedy series called Survival of the Thickest, which is coming to Netflix!
On January 24, Deadline reported that Netflix has ordered a series in Survival of the Thickest starring Buteau as the title character. If you're wondering why the title of this series sounds familiar, you've probably read Buteau's essay of the same name. The upcoming Netflix original series is based on these trials.
Buteau co-created the series with Danielle Sanchez-Witzel. Sanchez-Witzel will also serve as showrunner. Additionally, Buteau, Sanchez-Witzel, Ravi Nandan and Alli Reich have signed on as executive producers.
Here's everything you need to know about the comedy series!
Survival of the Thickest release date
Get ready, because the comedy series will premiere on Netflix on Thursday, July 13, 2023. You can expect the entire season to air on this date at 00:00 PT/3:00 ET.
Cast of Survival of the Thickest
Michelle Buteau was the first cast member announced. She will play the protagonist of the series, Mavis Beaumont. Tone Bell and Tasha Smith were the next players to join the cast. Bell plays Khalil, Mavis' best friend since high school, while Smith plays Marley, a self-made millionaire in her early 50s.
Here is the full cast list below:
- Michelle Buteau as Mavis Beaumont
- Tone Bell as Khalil
- Tasha Smith as Marley
- Garcelle Beauvais as Natasha
- Anissa Felix as India
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- Taylor Saddle as Jacque
- Marouane Zotti as Luca
- Michelle Visage as Avery
- Sarah Cooper as Sydney
- Anthony Michael Lopez as Bruce
- Liza Treyger as Jade
- Allan K. Washington as Trent
Survival of the Thickest
Production officially began on September 26, 2022, according to an Instagram post by Buteau. On October 5, filming was still going on. Filming was reported to have been completed on November 20, 2022.
Survival of the Thickest summary
We're still waiting for an official synopsis, but we have an idea of what the TV series will be about. The comedy series will follow Mavis Beaumont, an African-American, plus-size and newly single woman, as she tries to rebuild her life after getting out of a relationship. Of course, he won't have to do it alone. He has fans to support him on this path.
Deadline posted the details of the plot and we've provided them below:
Survival of the Thickest centers on Buteau's portrayal of Mavis Beaumont. Black, oversized and newly single, Mavis unexpectedly realizes she has to rebuild her life after putting all her eggs in one man's basket. a cute v-neck with some lip gloss.
Number of episodes of Survival of the Thickest
When Netflix ordered the series, the publisher placed an eight-episode order for the series. Each episode will be approximately 25 minutes long.
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