This summer, American Girl’s 2016 Girl of the Year, Lea Clark stars as the company’s first-ever action hero in the all-new adventure film American Girl: Lea to the Rescue, debuting on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and On Demand on June 14th, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The film will also be available on DIGITAL HD two weeks early on May 31st, 2016.
In the thrilling sequel to the original book series, Lea must face her fears as she travels deep into the Brazilian rainforest to solve the mystery of her missing brother. In her quest to find him, she befriends Amazonian tribes people, helps save endangered animals, and must outwit ruthless animal poachers. Starring Maggie Elizabeth Jones (We Bought a Zoo) and Hallie Todd (“Lizzie McGuire“), American Girl: Lea to the Rescue is the latest in a long line of fresh, modern and family-friendly films from American Girl, that also includes Grace Stirs Up Success, Isabelle Dances Into The Spotlight, Saige Paints The Sky, and McKenna Shoots for the Stars.
Fans can join American Girl for special Lea to the Rescue movie-viewing events at its 20 retail stores nationwide, June 16-19. Guests will enjoy a screening of the all-new film, plus a Lea-inspired craft, a “red carpet” photo opportunity, concessions, and an exclusive movie goody bag. For more information or to make a reservation, visit americangirl.com/stores or call 1-877-247-5223.
Girls can also visit americangirl.com/girloftheyear for a sneak peek of the all-new film, including the movie trailer, the film synopsis, cast and character bios, a photo gallery, and downloadable wallpapers.
The website also features information on Wild at Art, a program designed to give girls a chance to help protect animals and their habitats, just like Lea. Wild at Art kicked off January 1, and is a year-long fund-raising initiative in support of World Wildlife Fund (WWF). American Girl encourages girls to use their artistic abilities to host an art sale and donate the proceeds to WWF. Parents can visit americangirl.com/wildatart to learn more and register for Wild at Art, plus get animal-themed craft ideas, and be entered into the sweepstakes for the chance to win one of 17 Lea prize packages. -PRNewswire