Dietland is many issues. The brand new AMC sequence is Pleasure Nash‘s first starring function. It is Julianna Margulies‘ return to TV, her first sequence since The Good Spouse resulted in 2016. It is also extremely well timed.
“Most tales about fats persons are a change story the place they find yourself skinny,” Nash says within the video above. “And Dietland is just not. Dietland is a distinct story. Your life can change and your physique can keep the identical, which is so thrilling and true.”
Based mostly on the novel by Sarai Walker the brand new sequence was developed for TV by Marti Noxon of Mad Males and Buffy the Vampire Slayer fame. Dietland follows Plum Kettle (Nash), a lady who has been obese her whole life, who ghost writes the solutions to the letters to the editor of a ladies’s journal. Margulies performs Plum’s boss, Kitty Montgomery.
One thing occurs to Plum: She’s contacted by an underground group of ladies who’re preventing again towards, “the established order, towards the wonder business, towards all of the messages that we get that we ought to be extra excellent,” Noxon says.
Advised you it was many issues.
And the decision got here from inside the media group Plum works for, completely blowing her thoughts.
“I feel she’s been pushing that away for thus lengthy as a result of life begins whenever you’re skinny, she’s been ready for that second and eventually it is right here,” Nash explains.
There’s a couple of group at play behind the scenes—Jennifer additionally exists and is taking a extra violent method to issues. “They’ve determined to take justice into their very own arms and for them meaning capturing sexual predators and killing them,” Noxon says.
“Plum’s actually taken to the concept that ladies are taking the regulation into their arms and seeing justice served to the individuals who deserve it,” Margulies explains.
Plum finds herself in the midst of all of it.
“I feel the whole lot about this present goes to shock folks,” Margulies says.
And that is what you’ll want to find out about Dietland. Click on play on the video above to listen to extra from Noxon, Nash and Margulies.
Dietland premieres Monday, June four at 9p.m. on AMC.