Director: Stewart Hendler
Writer: Christopher Yost (as Christopher L. Yost)
Stars: Ben Winchell, Josh Brener, Maria Bello
Runtime: 1h 32min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Released: 14 October 2016
Storyline: Max Steel is an in-depth “origin” story. The plot chronicles the adventures of teenage Max McGrath who lost his father & has been living with his mother and moving from town to town. Finally they reached back to their old place, and alien companion Steel, who is symbiotically bonded and who utilizes a unique form of esoteric energy to become the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel. As these two unlikely friends struggle to accept their oddly connected fates, they begin to uncover unimaginable secrets, working together to find the truth, and fighting the mysterious forces threatening their world.
Max Steel is a 2016 American superhero science fiction-action film based on the action figure line of the same name. Directed by Stewart Hendler and written by Christopher Yost, the film stars Ben Winchell, Josh Brener, Ana Villafañe, Andy García, Maria Bello and Billy Slaughter. Based on the eponymous toy line by Mattel, the film chronicles the adventures of teenage Max McGrath (Winchell) and alien companion Steel (Brener), who combine their powers to form the superhero Max Steel.