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The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - TV Guide - - News -

IT’S been a bumper year for Aussie star­let, Danielle Macdon­ald, who US crit­ics rave steals the show from Jen­nifer Anis­ton in this new ta­ble-turn­ing pageant flick. The 27-year-old Syd­ney ac­tor plays the ti­tle role of Anis­ton’s plus-size teenage daugh­ter, Wil­lowdean Dick­son, bond­ing with the star dur­ing film­ing in At­lanta, Ge­or­gia ear­lier this year. If that head-spin­ning work ex­pe­ri­ence wasn’t enough, Dolly Par­ton was brought in to pen the sound­track (which also fea­tures Sia, Mi­randa Lam­bert and a string ver­sion of and was in­spired to in­vite Anis­ton and Macdon­ald to sing back-up vo­cals on the song Macdon­ald still can’t quite be­lieve her luck, telling

“it’s a joke among my en­tire fam­ily be­cause they are all mu­si­cal and I can’t sing.”

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