Poms (film)

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Poms
Poms poster.jpg
Teaser poster
Directed byZara Hayes
Produced by
  • Rose Ganguzza
  • Celyn Jones
  • Sean Marley
  • Kelly McCormick
  • Ade Shannon
  • Andy Evans
Written by
  • Zara Hayes
  • Shane Atkinson
Starring
Music byPedro Bromfan
Edited byAnnette Davey
Production
companies
Distributed bySTX Entertainment
Release date
  • May 10, 2019 (2019-05-10) (United States)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Poms is an upcoming American comedy dance film, directed by Zara Hayes. It stars Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, Pam Grier, Celia Weston, Alisha Boe, Phyllis Somerville, Charlie Tahan, with Bruce McGill, and Rhea Perlman. It is scheduled to be released on May 10, 2019, by STX Entertainment.

Plot[edit]

Martha, a woman who moves into a retirement community, starts a cheer leading squad with her fellow residents, Sheryl, Olive, and Alice, proving that it’s never too late to follow your dreams.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In July 2016, it was announced Zara Hayes would direct the film, from a story written by Zara Hayes and Shane Atkinson and a screenplay by Shane Atkinson. Nick Meyer, Rose Ganguzza, Celyn Jones, Kelly McCormick and Andy Evans serve as producers on the film, while Meyer Schaberg and Marc Schaberg will serve as executive producers, under their Sierra/Affinity, Mad as Birds Films and Rose Pictures banners, respectively.[1] In May 2017, Diane Keaton and Jacki Weaver joined the cast of the film.[2] In July 2018, Pam Grier, Rhea Perlman, Celia Weston, Phyllis Somerville, Alisha Boe, Charlie Tahan and Bruce McGill joined the cast of the film.[3]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography began in July 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia.[4][5][6][7]

Release[edit]

In November 2018, STX Entertainment acquired U.S. distribution rights to the film.[8] It is scheduled to be released on May 10, 2019.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hipes, Patrick (July 27, 2016). "Comedy Pic 'Poms' In Works With Sierra/Affinity Aboard". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on July 13, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  2. ^ Lodderhose, Diana (May 5, 2017). "Diane Keaton & Jacki Weaver Cheerleading For Sierra/Affinity In 'Poms' — Cannes". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on July 13, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  3. ^ Galuppo, Mia (July 12, 2018). "Pam Grier, Rhea Perlman Join Diane Keaton in 'Poms'". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on July 13, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  4. ^ "Diane Keaton's 'POMS' Atlanta Casting Call for Football Players". Project Casting. July 9, 2018. Archived from the original on July 13, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  5. ^ "Diane Keaton's 'Poms' Atlanta Casting Call for Families". Project Casting. July 10, 2018. Archived from the original on July 13, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  6. ^ Steves, Ashley (July 7, 2018). "Now Casting: Real Cheerleading Squad Wanted for 'Poms' Starring Diane Keaton + More Gigs". Backstage. Archived from the original on July 13, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  7. ^ "Diane Keaton's 'POMS' is Now Casting". CastingT. Archived from the original on July 13, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  8. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (November 4, 2018). "AFM Biggie: STX Swoops On U.S. Rights To Comedy 'Poms' With Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
  9. ^ McNary, Dave (January 10, 2019). "Diane Keaton's Cheerleader Comedy 'Poms' Set for Mother's Day Weekend". Variety. Retrieved January 10, 2019.

External links[edit]

Poms on IMDb