Look Out For Bees! MY GIRL Is Coming To Blu-ray Along With TROOP BEVERLY HILLS!

My-GirlLong requested by fans, the coming-of-age family favorites MY GIRL and TROOP BEVERLY HILLS will finally be available for the first time on Blu-ray Mar. 17 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Both films will be available separately and have been fully restored at 4K resolution for a pristine high-def experience on Blu-ray, making this the ideal way to re-visit these heart-warming and hilarious cinematic touchstones. Each film also includes all-new bonus features and Digital HD with UltraViolet.



Two Fan-Favorite Nostalgic Childhood Classics to Share with the Whole Family



Each Available Mar. 17 for the First Time – Fully Remastered on Blu-ray


Each Film Includes All-New Bonus Material,

Including Featurettes, Commentary and Deleted Scenes

MY GIRL is an irresistible story of first love and loss, starring Dan Aykroyd (Ghostbusters), Jamie Lee Curtis (Freaky Friday), Macaulay Culkin (Home Alone franchise) and Anna Chlumsky (“Veep”), while TROOP BEVERLY HILLS is a wild comedy about lifestyles of the rich and outrageous, starring Shelley Long (Outrageous Fortune), Craig T. Nelson (“Parenthood”), Betty Thomas (”Hill Street Blues”) and Mary Gross (“Saturday Night Live”). 

MY GIRL Synopsis:

A coming-of-age comedy starring Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin and Anna Chlumsky. In MY GIRL, Chlumsky makes an extraordinary acting debut as Vada Sultenfuss, a precocious 11-year-old tomboy obsessed with death. Culkin is Thomas J., the boy next door who idolizes Vada. Their summer adventures – from first kiss to last farewell – introduce Vada to the world of adolescence. Now fully remastered in high definition, MY GIRL is a motion picture to cherish and share across generations.

MY GIRL Bonus Features:

§  All-New Commentary with Writer Laurice Molinari

§  Two All-New Featurettes:

o   “A Day on Set: Bingo!” – A behind-the-scenes look at filming the very fun bingo scene with Dan Aykroyd and Jamie Lee Curtis.

o   “A Day on Set: First Kiss” – This featurette offers a rare look at filming Thomas and Vada’s first kiss.

§  Original Theatrical Behind-the-Scenes Featurette – Original 1991 featurette created for the theatrical release.  Features behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Anna Chlumsky, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd & Jamie Lee Curtis.

MY GIRL was directed by Howard Zieff and written by Laurice Elehwany.  It was produced by Brian Grazer and executive produced by Joseph M. Caracciolo and David T. Friendly.  The film has a run time of approximately 102 minutes, and is rated PG.



Shelley Long discovers that when the going gets tough, the tough go camping in TROOP BEVERLY HILLS. Flamboyantly wealthy Phyllis Nefler (Long) has everything money can buy – a Beverly Hills mansion, a classic Rolls, furs, jewelry and designer gowns. The one thing she doesn’t have is her husband Freddy (Craig T. Nelson), who’s leaving her for good. Maybe. Determined to prove she’s still the creative, energetic woman Freddy once loved, Phyllis throws luxury to the wind and becomes the leader of her daughter’s Wilderness Girls troop. But how much can this chic cookie take before she crumbles? Now fully remastered in high definition, TROOP BEVERLY HILLS leaves the wilderness wilder than ever.


§  Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes

§  Two All-New Featurettes:

o   “The Real Phyllis Nefler: Ava Ostern Fries” – Ava Ostern Fries, the real life Phyllis Nefler, discusses how she was inspired to create the film using her real-life experiences with her daughter’s Girl Scout troop.  She reminisces about her time on set with the kids, Shelley Long and countless other stories about the wonderful time filming in Beverly Hills.

o   “Shelley Long Remembers Troop Beverly Hills” – Shelley Long looks back on her time making the film, including first reading the script, filming, her co-stars, favorite moments, costumes, locations and the real Phyllis Nefler.

Based on a story by Ava Ostern Fries, TROOP BEVERLY HILLS was directed by Jeff Kanew from a screenplay by Pamela Norris and Margaret Oberman.  It was executive produced by Charles Fries, with Ava Ostern Fries serving as producer.  The film has a run time of approximately 100 minutes, and is rated PG for adult situations and language.




Brandon is the host, producer, writer and editor of The Brandon Peters Show (thebrandonpetersshow.com) on the Creative Zombie Studios Network. At Why So Blu he is a Writer/Reviewer. Brandon is a lifelong obsessive film nerd. As eager to educate in the world of film as I am to learn. An avid lover of horror, schlock and trash. You can also find older essays on his blog Naptown Nerd (naptownnerd.blogspot.com).

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