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    Oct 20, 2017

    "Dumplin'" Is Going To Be A Movie And The Cast So Far Is INCREDIBLE

    I'M READY FOR YOU, 2018.

    In case you HAVEN'T heard, the #1 New York Times best-seller, Dumplin' by Julie Murphy, is going to be A MOVIE!!!!

    Balzer + Bray / juliemurphywrites.com

    Also—and you may want to sit down for this—DOLLY PARTON IS WRITING NEW, ORIGINAL MUSIC FOR THE FILM.

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    Dolly's music plays a roll in Murphy's novel, so it's beyond exciting that she'll create some new tunes for the movie.

    Dumplin' follows Willowdean Dickson, a self-proclaimed fat girl who sets out to reclaim her confidence by entering her small town's beauty pageant to prove she deserves her place in the spotlight as much as any other girl.

    Warner Bros. Animation

    It's funny and moving and BODY POSITIVE.

    I know, it sounds amazing right? WELL NOW LOOK HOW AMAZING THE CAST IS:

    HBO

    Willowdean Dickson will by played by Danielle Macdonald.

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    Rosie Dickson (Willowdean's mom) will be played by the iconic Jennifer Aniston.

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    Ellen Dryver (aka Willowdean's BFF) will be played by Odeya Rush.

    Dimitrios Kambouris

    Bo (Willowdean's love interest) will be played by Luke Benward.

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    Millie will be played by Maddie Baillio.

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    Hannah will be played by Bex Taylor-Klaus.

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    Bekah will be played by Dove Cameron.

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    Ginger Minj and Georgie Flores have also been cast in the film, but their roles haven't yet been specified.

    Jamie Mccarthy / Getty Images, Frazer Harrison / Getty Images

    Honestly, we can't wait to see MORE.

    Y'all, the Dumplin' set was pure magic today. I have a crush on literally everyone I met.

    Dumplin' is set to release in 2018, and WE CANNOT WAIT.

    TNT

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