Jennifer Aniston Cast in the Film Adaptation of YA Novel ‘Dumplin’

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 08: Jennifer Aniston attends the premiere of "Just Go With It" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on February 8, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)

Deadline reported, Jennifer Aniston has been tapped to star in the film adaptation of YA novel Dumplin.

Aniston will play Rosie, a former beauty pageant queen that now stand as the coordinator of a Texan pageant. Anne Fletcher will direct the click while Kristin Hahn has written the screenplay.  COTA Films banner will produce.

Dumplin is based on the NYT best selling novel of Julie Murphy. It was published by Harpercollins in September 2015.