As told by: Chad Burris
What It’s About: Producer, actor, and writer Chad Burris brings Murphy’s third Dumplin ‘universe novel to life. Waylon Russell Brewer is fat, openly gay, and stuck in the small town of Clover City in western Texas. But he has a plan: to flee to Austin with his twin sister and live his dream life after graduation. When those plans fail, Waylon decides to send a casting tape for his favorite drag TV show, Fiercest of Them All. But when Waylon’s band leaked, he was nominated for prom king as a joke alongside Clem’s girlfriend Hannah Perez. Instead of giving power to his tyrants, Waylon decides to join the nomination and prepares to exit high school with a bang.
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