Distrib sets May 25 release date

Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired U.S. theatrical rights to the coming-of-age family film “Cowgirls ‘N Angels” and set a May 25 release date.

Fox will handle North American ancillaries and all international media.

Pic tells the story of a rebellious young girl, portrayed by Bailee Madison, who dreams of finding her father, a rodeo rider. While searching for her dad, she connects with a team of young female trickriders run by a former rodeo star, played by James Cromwell.

“Cowgirls” also stars Alicia Witt, Jackson Rathbone, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Frankie Faison, Leslie Ann Huff and Dora Madison Burge.

The film was directed by Timothy Armstrong from a script he co-wrote with Stephen Blinn. Ben Feingold of Sense and Sensibility Ventures is the producer.

The deal was negotiated by Ian Puente, Goldwyn’s general counsel and VP of business development, on behalf of Samuel Goldwyn Films and Gary Hirsch on behalf of the producers.

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