'An American Girl' On Blu-ray this Summer

Posted Wed May 2, 2012 at 06:00 AM PDT by

Wal-Mart Exclusive, 'McKenna Shoots for the Stars' on Blu-ray July 5.

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 on 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, 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.

There is no word yet on a retail price for 'McKenna Shoots for the Stars.'

Technical specs have yet to be released.

Technical aspects include the inclusion of an UltraViolet Digital Copy and a DVD copy of the film. The Blu-ray will feature a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 English track. It'll be presented in 1.78:1 aspect ratio.

To keep up with the latest on 'McKenna' be sure to check out our Blu-ray Release Schedule for all announcements regarding this title listed under July 3.

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An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars (Blu-ray)