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NC-filmed MAX STEEL Unveils Official Trailer, Release Date
Sep 2, 2016

Action feature based on popular Mattel toy shot in Wilmington Region in 2014

RALEIGH- The North Carolina filmed action feature Max Steel has released its first full trailer.

Based on the popular action figure from Mattel, the feature is about the adventures of teenager Max McGrath and alien companion Steel, who must harness and combine their tremendous new powers to evolve into the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel.   It stars Ben Winchell (Finding Carter, NC-filmed Teen Spirit) as Max, Golden Globe nominee Maria Bello (A History of Violence, ER, Lights Out), and Oscar nominee Andy Garcia (The Godfather: Part III, The Untouchables, Ocean’s Twelve), with Josh Brener (The Internship, Silicon Valley) voicing Steel.

The feature will be released in theaters October 14.

Max Steel filmed in New Hanover County in the spring of 2014 and had a direct in-state spend in excess of $7.2 million and created 317 job opportunities.  It was one of more than 50 productions that filmed in North Carolina in 2014 who all combined had a direct spend in excess of $315 million while creating more than 19,000 job opportunities while filming in over 35 of the state’s counties.

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