Linda Mendoza has been tapped to helm the primary two episodes of Netflix’s Michelle Buteau-starrer “Survival of the Thickest.” A press launch introduced the information.
Created by Buteau and Danielle Sanchez-Witzel, the comedy tells the story of Mavis Beaumont (Buteau). “Black, plus-size, and newly single (not by her selection!), Mavis unexpectedly finds herself having to rebuild her life as a struggling stylist. She’s decided to not solely survive however thrive with the help of her chosen household, a body-positive perspective, and a cute v-neck with some lip gloss,” the present’s synopsis particulars.
“Survival of the Thickest” relies on Buteau’s 2020 e-book of the identical title. The challenge’s supporting forged consists of Tasha Smith (“Empire”) and Tone Bell (“Fam”).
Mendoza counts “By no means Have I Ever,” “Girs5Eva,” and “30 Rock” amongst her earlier credit.
Buteau’s first hour-long comedy particular, “Michelle Buteau: Welcome to Buteaupia,” launched on Netflix in 2020. Her appearing credit embody “At all times Be My Possibly” and “Tales of the Metropolis.”