When Irene - the fattest girl in high school - gets suspended, she must endure two weeks of community service at a retirement home. Following her passion for cheerleading, she secretly signs up the senior residents to audition for a dance-themed reality show to prove that you don't need to be physically "perfect" to be perfectly AWESOME.
Did You Know?
Producers were forced to push filming three times as they were unable to find their Irene. They searched all over Canada and the US, in closed casting calls, open casting calls and even in high schools. Star Michelle McLeod was submitted through the US casting agency and producers knew she was perfect. They were shocked to find out, not only is Michelle Canadian, but she lives in Toronto. See more