Netflix has released their teaser trailer for the upcoming comedy series, Survival of the Thickest. The series stars and is based on Michelle Buteau’s acclaimed book of essays and follows Mavis Beaumont. Mavis is black, plus-size, and newly single. Unexpectedly Mavis now finds herself having to rebuild her life. However, she’s determined to not only survive but thrive!
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MORE ABOUT THE SERIES
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 also based on Buteau’s acclaimed book of essays.Official Synopsis
Survival of the Thickest will be 8, 25 min episodes. Starring alongside Michelle Buteau (The Circle), are Tone Bell (Bad Judge), Christine Horn (Snowfall), as well as Tasha Smith (For Better or Worse). Guest Starring is 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, and Marouane Zotti,
Writing the series is Hillary Handelsman, Danielle Sanchez-Witzel, and Michelle Buteau, as well as ER Fightmaster, Ian Edwards, and Solomon Georgio. Directing the series episodes are Kim Nguyen, Linda Mendoza, Amy Ainobi, and Kimmy Gatewood.
Survival of the Thickest hits Netflix on July 13, 2023!