American Girl McKenna Shoots for the Stars Arrives on Blu-ray/DVD July 3rd, 2012

American Girl’s McKenna was the Popular Girl of 2012®, and this July 3rd, 2012 she will be starring in her very own movie, arriving on Blu-ray/DVD exclusively at Wal-mart, American Girl stores, or Americangirl.com.

An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars™ stars Jade Pettyjohn as McKenna, a girl who aspires to become a world class gymnast. She experiences difficulties balancing making her dreams a reality and succeeding in school. This is a film that families can watch together, one that will inspire girls to follow their dreams and lean on their loved ones for additional support. Other cast members include former Olympic gymnast Cathy Rigby, Nia Vardalos, Ian Ziering, and Kerris Dorsey.

Movie Trailer:

Parents and educators give their seal of approval to the American Girl product line. Over 139 million books and 21 million dolls have been sold. An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars™ is the perfect summer flick because the Summer Olympics gymnastics try-outs will be taking place this weekend in San Jose, California.

You can also watch An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars™ this July 14th, 2012 at 8/7C on NBC.

Film Clip: “Balance”

Check out Nia Vardalos on the TODAY SHOW discussing her relationship with her daughter, and how she strives to be a hero for her!

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