Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker Set To Produce
"In a culture so obsessed with looks and weight, the idea of "Fat Sells" – exploring image, self-esteem and power — was not only culturally important but very timely. It is a billion dollar industry that many people know nothing about," says Whitaker.
"Everyone is looking for that Magic Pill to change their lives … We're taking a world not regulated by the FDA and breaking it wide open," says Broome.
Wells says of the project, "This is an incredible arena to explore the issues of weight in a society that's obsessed with being thin."