Based On A True Story
Golden Globe nominee Nikki Blonsky of Hairspray stars as overweight high school senior Maggie Baker who knows she'll never be a pretty, skinny or wealthy as the popular girls. But when a cruel prank nominates her for election as Homecoming Queen, Maggie decides to go ahead with her campaign against the advice of the school administration, her widowed mom, and the mean girls who will do anything to keep Maggie feeling like a loser. Can a 'fat girl' who's never fit in win the fight for outcasts everywhere or will sudden celebrity turn Maggie into her own worst enemy? Annie Potts of Designing Women and Any Day Now co-stars in this heartwarming comedy/drama based on the true story of pride and courage that made headlines across America.