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 angle, and a cute v-neck with some lip gloss,” the present’s synopsis particulars.
“Survival of the Thickest” relies on Buteau’s 2020 guide of the identical title. The venture’s supporting forged contains 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 embrace “All the time Be My Perhaps” and “Tales of the Metropolis.”