Thursday, June 23, 2011

Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer

  Y'all  want to check out a great new movie this summer? This one is for the entire family. Relativity’s  upcoming film Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer, stars Heather  Graham and up-and-coming actress Jordana Beatty. 
 The film is based on  the extremely popular book series by Megan McDonald.
 The movie chronicles Judy Moody’s (Jordana Beatty) adventures when she  sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life with the help of  her little brother Stink (Parris Mosteller) and fun-loving Aunt Opal  (Heather Graham). The script, penned by Kathy Waugh (Peep and the Big Wide World) and  Megan McDonald, is based on the characters in McDonald’s popular  children’s book series, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds and published  by Candlewick Press. There are nine adventures in the bestselling  series, with more than 13 million copies in print worldwide, and  translations in 22 languages. McDonald has written a novel inspired by  the film’s script which will be published May 24, 2011.

Directed by
:  John Schultz
Written by:  Kathy Waugh and Megan McDonald
Cast:   Jordana Beatty, Heather Graham, Parris Mosteller
Produced by:  Sarah Siegel-Magness and Gary Magness
Executive Producers:  Bobbi Sue Luther and Andrew Sugerman
Rating:  PG
Runtime:  91minutes

  When  her best-laid plans for a summer full of fun go comically awry, an  imaginative young girl creates her own vacation adventures in Judy Moody  and the NOT Bummer Summer. Based on the beloved, bestselling book  series by Megan McDonald, Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer is an  irresistible and delightfully funny treat for adventure-loving kids and  adults.
This summer, third grader Judy Moody is planning the most  super-duper, double-rare summer vacation ever with best friends Rocky  and Amy. Except that it turns out Rocky is going to circus camp to learn  to tame lions, and Amy is headed off to Borneo with her mom to save a  lost tribe while Judy stays home with her pesky little brother Stink and  second-best friend Frank Pearl.
Just when she thinks things are as  rotten as they can be, her parents announce that they will be going to  California and Judy will have to stay behind with her Aunt Opal, who  she’s never even met! It looks like Judy’s best summer ever has just  become her way worst summer ever.

  But feisty, fearless and  ever-funny Judy Moody never gives up! With help from some unexpected  sources, she’s headed for a summer full of surprises in this charming  and spirited family film. Get ready, get set, get MOODY!

 Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer arrives in theaters nationwide on June 10, 2011.

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