Max Steel is an American science fiction, action and adventure film, directed by Stewart Hendler and scripted by Christopher Yost. The production stars Ben Winchell, Ana Villafañe, Andy García, Maria Bello and Billy Slaughter.
Filming began on April 29, 2014 in Wilmington, North Carolina, and ran until the end of May. Dolphin Films and Mattel Playground Productions are co-producers, while Universal Studios will be the distributor, and is scheduled to launch in the United States on October 14, 2016.
The film chronicles the adventures of teenager Max McGrath and his alien companion Steel, who combine their powers to evolve into superhero Max Steel. When these two unlikely friends struggle to accept their strangely connected destinies, they begin to discover unimaginable secrets, working together to find the truth and fight the mysterious forces that threaten their world.
Ben Winchell as Maxwell "Max" McGrath
Ana Villafañe as Sofia Martinez
Andy García as Dr. Miles Edwards
Maria Bello as Molly McGrath
Mike Doyle as Jim McGrath
Billy Slaughter as Agent Murphy