Thursday, April 6, 2017
A dynamic young cast, led by Bailee Madison (Just Go With It), Chloe Lukasiak (Center Stage: On Pointe), YouTube star Aidan Alexander and Froy Gutierrez (“One Day at a Time”), highlight the family dramedy A COWGIRL’S STORY, debuting on DVD and digital April 18 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The film follows Dusty Rhodes (Madison) who goes to live with her grandfather (iconic singer Pat Boone) while her military parents are serving in Afghanistan. When she starts an equestrian club at her new school in an effort to support the troops, she unites the community like never before. A COWGIRL’S STORY also stars James C. Victor (12 Years a Slave), Kai Thomas Schulz (When Life Gives You Lemons), Elise Robertson (American Sniper) and Robert W. Arbogast (The Prestige).
Seventeen-year-old Dusty Rhodes (Bailee Madison) goes to live with her grandfather (Pat Boone) because both of her Army parents are fighting in the Afghanistan war. Dusty attends a new high school where she makes friends with a group that includes Savanah (Chloe Lukasiak), a girl whose father also served in the Army. Dusty convinces her new friends into forming an equestrian drill team that allows them to perform at rodeos and parades.
In A Cowgirl's Story, a teenager named Dusty has to go to stay with her grandfather because both of her parents are serving overseas. This would be a difficult situation for any teenager, but Dusty finds a release in starting an equestrian drill team. She forms a strong bond with her friends, and is able to cope better with missing her family. There's even a little romance in the mix. But when her mother's plane gets shot down and they don't know if she survived, Dusty's world is turned upside down.
This was an awesome movie. Bailee Madison does an amazing job in her role, and the other girls were fabulous too. This young cast is certain to become big name stars in the years to come. Of course, it was the beautiful horses that really stole the show. It was interesting getting a behind the scenes look at riding, and also a touching look into the life of a teen dealing with the deployment of her family. This is a great family film that kids of all ages will enjoy.