A talented young gymnast turns trials into triumphs in the inspiring new feature-length movie, An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars, coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and Digital Download today, July 3, 2012, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
Inspired by the beloved American Girl line of dolls and featuring the celebrated 2012 Girl of the Year, the film stars Oscar nominee Nia Vardalos (My Life In Ruins, My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Jade Pettyjohn ("The United States of Tara") as McKenna(TM), Ian Ziering ("Beverly Hills 90210"), Kerris Dorsey (Moneyball, "Brothers & Sisters") and former Olympic gymnast Cathy Rigby (Broadway's "Peter Pan").
A modern and heartwarming original story about a young girl whose dream to compete as a world class gymnast is jeopardized when she begins to have trouble in school, An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars helps girls learn to believe not only in their family and friends but also themselves. With more than 139 million books and 21 million dolls sold, American Girl has earned the loyalty of millions of girls and the praise and trust of parents and educators. Just in time for the Summer Games, this fun family film on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD is available only at Wal-Mart, American Girl retail stores and americangirl.com. A must-own addition for American Girl fans, the film can also be purchased via Digital Download through a variety of online retailers.
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