Official Trailer for ‘Survival Of The Thickest’

Set for release on Netflix on July 13, 2023, “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 inspired by Buteau’s acclaimed book of essays.

Directed by Michelle Buteau, Survival of the Thickest” also stars Tasha Smith, Christine Horn, Tone Bell, Anissa Felix, Donovan Louis Bazemore, Anna George, Monnae Michaell