DIANE KEATON AND JACKI WEAVER LEAD A STAR-STUDDED ENSEMBLE CAST IN THE HEARTWARMING COMEDY, “POMS”

DIANE KEATON AND JACKI WEAVER LEAD A STAR-STUDDED ENSEMBLE CAST IN THE HEARTWARMING COMEDY

POMS

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL JULY 23, 2019
AND ON BLU-RAY AND DVD AUGUST 6, 2019

Universal City, California, June 20, 2019 – It’s never too late to show your team spirit in the uplifting comedy, POMS, arriving on Digital July 23, 2019 and on Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand August 6, 2019, from STXFilms and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Starring Academy Award® winner Diane Keaton (Book Club) and Academy Award® nominee Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook), the film follows a woman who revisits her passion for cheerleading, inspiring those around her to live life to the fullest. Full of humorous and empowering moments, POMS is an endearing comedy that will inspire audiences of all ages and have everyone cheering.

From the studio that brought you Bad Moms and the producer of Book Club, POMS is an uplifting comedy about a woman who forms a cheerleading squad at a retirement community. With an all-star ensemble cast led by Keaton and Weaver, the film features film icons Pam Grier (Larry Crowne), Celia Weston (The Intern), and Rhea Perlman (Sing) as the group of women who are determined to defy stereotypes while having the time of their lives. Filled with moving performances, POMS is a “heartfelt and hilarious” (Hollywood News Source) story with a profound message that it’s never too late to follow your dreams.

POMS will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital.

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  • Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.
FILMMAKERS:
Cast: Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, Pam Grier, Celia Weston, Phyllis Somerville, Charlie Tahan, Bruce McGill, Rhea Perlman
Co-Producer: Laurel Thomson
Choreographer: Marguerite Derricks
Music Supervisor: Willa Yudell
Music By: Deborah Lurie
Costume Designer: Amanda Ford
Edited By: Annette Davey, ACE
Production Designer: Celine Diano
Director of Photography: Tim Orr
Executive Producers:  Nick Meyer, Marc Schaberg, Will Greenfield, Diane Keaton, Robert Simonds, Adam Fogelson
Produced By: Kelly McCormick, Alex Saks, Andy Evans, Ade Shannon, Celyn Jones, Sean Marley, Rose Ganguzza
Story By: Zara Hayes and Shane Atkinson
Screenplay By: Shane Atkinson
Directed By: Zara HayesTECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY COMBO PACK:
Street Date: August 6, 2019
Selection Number: 64207206
Layers: BD 50
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 1.85:1 Widescreen
Rating: Rated PG-13 for some language/sexual reference
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Latin American Spanish Subtitles
Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Run Time: 1 Hour and 31 MinutesTECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:
Street Date: August 6, 2019
Selection Number: 64207180
Layers: DVD 9
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Rating: Rated PG-13 for some language/sexual reference
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Latin American Spanish Subtitles
Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1
Run Time: 1 Hour and 31 Minutes
About STX Entertainment
STX Entertainment is a global, next-generation media company whose mission is to unlock the value of the direct connection stars have with their fans through the development, financing, production, marketing and distribution of film, television, VR, digital video, music and live entertainment content.  It is the industry leader in transforming beyond traditional platform-driven content to creating talent-driven enterprises.The company is led by accomplished businessman and entrepreneur Robert Simonds. Investors include the global private investment firm TPG Growth; Hony Capital, a leading private equity firm in China; PCCW, Southeast Asia’s largest Internet and cable services provider; Tencent Holdings, China’s leading provider of online products and services; Liberty Global, the world’s largest distribution platform; Dominic Ng, Chairman of East West Bank; New Enterprise Associates (NEA); DNS Capital (representing the business interests of Gigi Pritzker and her immediate family); and Beau Wrigley, former Chairman and CEO of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, among others.  With these strategic relationships, the company is uniquely positioned to maximize the impact of content worldwide, with direct passage into the China market.For more information, please visit http://www.stxentertainment.com.

About Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE – http://www.uphe.com) is a unit of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG). UFEG produces, acquires, markets and distributes filmed entertainment worldwide in various media formats for theatrical, home entertainment, television and other distribution platforms, as well as consumer products, interactive gaming and live entertainment. The global division includes Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Brand Development, Fandango and DreamWorks Animation Film and Television.  UFEG is part of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.  NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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