Netflix is making a feature film about the Thanksgiving grandma text mix-up

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The Thanksgiving Text will follow the unlikely friendship that came from a mistaken text message between Wanda Dench and Jamal Hinton. Netflix


One grandma’s mistaken text message is now being adapted into a Netflix feature film.

In 2016, Jamal Hinton, a senior in high school, received a text from a grandmother inviting him over for Thanksgiving dinner.

Hinton quickly figured out it wasn’t his grandmother, but grandma Wanda Dench still extended her invitation to the then stranger to come over for Thanksgiving

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