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Clear Your Schedule, Because These 40+ Titles Are Leaving Netflix in January

Out with the old and in with the new! January is right around the corner, and with the new year comes a ton of new movies and TV shows to enjoy on Netflix. But, that also means that the streaming giant has to clean house to make room, so while we'll be able to watch The Addams Family and American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, we'll have to say goodbye to classics like The Princess Diaries, Rent, and three seasons of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. We still have some time left before these titles are gone from our queues forever, so cancel your plans and check out the full list of movies and TV shows ahead.

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11 New Netflix Movies We're Looking Forward to More Than Santa This December

  • Popsugar
You might think that Netflix's new December offerings will include nothing but holiday flicks, but for the Grinches among us, you're in luck, because that's definitely not the case. This month's new original movies include the highly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling novel Dumplin', a terrifying post-apocalyptic horror movie starring a blindfolded Sandra Bullock, and nine other films that aren't to be missed. If you simply can't watch Elf again, check out the gallery to see what new movies you can stream on Netflix this month.
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11 New Netflix Movies We're Looking Forward to More Than Santa This December

  • BuzzSugar
You might think that Netflix's new December offerings will include nothing but holiday flicks, but for the Grinches among us, you're in luck, because that's definitely not the case. This month's new original movies include the highly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling novel Dumplin', a terrifying post-apocalyptic horror movie starring a blindfolded Sandra Bullock, and nine other films that aren't to be missed. If you simply can't watch Elf again, check out the gallery to see what new movies you can stream on Netflix this month.
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See Jennifer Aniston as a Pageant Mom in Hilarious Dumplin' Trailer

See Jennifer Aniston as a Pageant Mom in Hilarious Dumplin' Trailer
Jennifer Aniston brings the laughs as a Southern beauty queen-turned-pageant judge and mother of an unconventional contestant in the new Netflix musical comedy film Dumplin'. In the film, Australian actress Danielle Macdonald plays her overweight teenage daughter Willowdean "Dumplin' Dickson, who decides to enter her mom's contest, the Miss Teen Blue Bonnet Pageant, as a form of protest, which escalates when other contestants follow her footsteps. "Pageants are harder than you think," Aniston's character tells her daughter. "I'm Rosie Dixon's daughter," she replies. "It runs in my blood." Goosebumps' Odeya Rush plays her best...
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Netflix Buys Jennifer Aniston Comedy ‘Dumplin”

  • Variety
Netflix Buys Jennifer Aniston Comedy ‘Dumplin”
Netflix has bought Jennifer Aniston’s comedy “Dumplin,'” and plans to release the film on the streaming platform later this year in the U.S. and select international territories.

“Dumplin'” will also be released in select U.S. theaters. Danielle Macdonald stars alongside Odeya Rush, Dove Cameron, Harold Perrineau, Bex Taylor-Klaus and Ginger Minj.

Anne Fletcher directed from a script by Kristin Hahn, based on Julie Murphy’s novel. Dolly Parton has recorded new versions of her songs with collaborators such as Sia and Miranda Lambert, in addition to six new original songs co-written by Parton and Linda Perry. Michael Costigan, Mohamed AlRafi, Hahn, and Trish Hofmann produced. Aniston and Danny Nozell executive produced.

The story centers on a confident teen girl — named Dumplin’ by her former beauty queen mom (Aniston) — taking a job at the local fast-food joint. She meets a former jock whom she likes and he seems to like her back,
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Jennifer Aniston Joins Cast of Anne Fletcher’s ‘Pitch Perfect’-Esque Indie Teen Comedy

Jennifer Aniston Joins Cast of Anne Fletcher’s ‘Pitch Perfect’-Esque Indie Teen Comedy
Anne Fletcher (“Step Up,” “27 Dresses,” the massive box office juggernaut that was “The Proposal”) is getting back behind the camera with an all-new indie offering: “Dumplin,'” based on the well-received Ya novel by Julie Murphy.

Dumplin'” follows Willowdean, the daughter of Rosie, a former beauty pageant queen who now runs the local Texas pageant. To get back at her (very different) mother, Willowdean and her friends ban together to join the pageant and presumably throw it into disarray. What begins as a prank for Willowdean suddenly turns into her leading a group of misfit teenagers into the vicious realms of pageantry. The film is reportedly “music-driven” and in the realm of “Bring It On” and “Pitch Perfect.”

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Deadline reports that Jennifer Aniston has now joined the project as Rosie.
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