Netflix has acquired the film Dumplin’, which features collaborations and original music from Dolly Parton. Dumplin’ is the story of 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. Dolly contributed newly-recorded collaborations of some of her most popular songs in addition to six new original compositions she co-wrote with Linda Perry. The soundtrack, which was produced by Dolly, will be released worldwide on November 30th.
Miranda Lambert, Sia, Mavis Staples, Elle King, Alison Krauss, Rhonda Vincent, Danielle Macdonald, and Jennifer Aniston are all featured on the soundtrack.
Dumplin' will be released later this year on Netflix in the U.S. and select international territories, and in select theaters in the U.S. Dumplin’ stars Danielle Macdonald (Bird Box, 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), and Harold Perrineau (Claws, Lost).
Source: Pulse of Radio