Poms: Cheerleading Comedy, Starring Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, and Pam Grier

STX has bought the U.S. rights to the cheerleading comedy Poms, starring Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, and Pam Grier.

Zara Hayes is directing from a script by Shane Atkinson based on a story by Hayes and Atkinson about a group of women who form a cheerleading squad at their retirement community.

Alisha Boe, Phyllis Somerville, Charlie Tahan, Bruce McGill, Rhea Perlman and Celia Weston also star.

Shooting began in July in Atlanta. Buyers at AFM were shown several minutes of footage.

Producers are Kelly McCormick; Alex Saks; Mad as Birds Films’ Andy Evans, Ade Shannon, Celyn Jones, and Sean Marley; and Rose Pictures’ Rose Ganguzza.

Keaton; Sierra/Affinity’s Nick Meyer and Marc Schaberg; and Will Greenfield are executive producing.

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