Max Steel film is based on the Mattel action figure and the Disney XD animated television show. Production on the film recently wrapped in June and now some of the first images of the movie are beginning to be released.
Max Steel stars Ben Winchell, Ana Villafañe as Sofia Martinez, Maria Bello as Max’s mom, Molly McGrath and Andy Garcia as Dr. Miles Edwards. The film was written by Marvel Studios veteran Christopher Yost.
Official Max Steel synopsis:
Max Steel chronicles the adventures of Max McGrath and his mother have just moved back to Copper Canyon, the town in which Max’s scientist father died in a mysterious accident shortly after Max was born. As Max adjusts to his new school, things get complicated when his body starts to generate strange energy flare-ups that he can’t control.
At first a confusing mix of inconvenient and exhilarating, this unpredictable power eventually grows too intense for Max to handle, causing him to distance himself from those around him including the girl he likes, Sofia. Eventually the energy pushes him to the verge of fatal combustion. In the nick of time, a techno-organic extraterrestrial named Steel, who has been secretly monitoring Max’s progress, saves him just before he loses consciousness. The two discover that when joined together they can control the energy and harness it into superhuman strength – and that when apart, neither can survive for long.
As these two unlikely friends learn to accept their connected fates, they begin to uncover secrets surrounding the death of Max’s father. As they dig deeper, they soon find themselves hunted by an unforeseen enemy bent on capturing Max and Steel for a sinister agenda of destruction. Uncertain who to trust, they will have to work together to find the truth, and fight the mysterious forces threatening our world.
No official word on an exact release date other then it should hit theaters sometime in 2015.