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November 15, 2018

Everyone will be talking about Jennifer Aniston’s new Netflix movie in Dec.

'Dumplin' has drag queens, new Dolly Parton music and a body-positive message

Netflix has found success this year with adapting YA novels into original movies. Both "The Kissing Booth" and "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" quickly became must-watch hits on the streaming giant.

Now there's a new movie to look forward to in December. Sorry, it's not a "To All the Boys" sequel, but it does star Jennifer Aniston.

Netflix just released the first trailer for "Dumplin'," based on the 2015 best-selling novel by Julie Murphy, and there's a lot to love right away. The body-positive message is especially great (You can watch the trailer below).

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"Dumplin'" tells a coming-of-age story of Willowdean Dickson (Danielle Macdonald), the plus-size daughter of beauty queen/local celebrity Rosie Dickson (Jennifer Aniston).

Willowdean decides to sign up for a pageant as a "protest in heels," as she says, and her one-woman stand against archaic beauty standards ignites a revolution in her town.

To help her navigate the pageant world and make her point is her best friend, Ellen (Odeya Rush), along with a group of local drag queens. You'll spot "RuPaul's Drag Race" star Ginger Minj in the trailer below.

What's refreshing about Willowdean's story is that it isn't a lame/offensive makeover story. She knows it's society's outdated view of what's beautiful that needs to change, not her.

And as a bonus, the movie also includes new music from country icon Dolly Parton.

Start counting down to Friday, Dec. 7, when "Dumplin'" debuts on Netflix.

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