By: Hunter Ingram
WILMINGTON, NC (StarNewsOnline.com) -- It’s official. “Max Steel,” a new film based on the popular Mattel action hero, is officially headed to Wilmington this spring.
Production on the film is expected to start April 21 and last around five weeks, Johnny Griffin with the Wilmington Regional Film Commission confirmed Friday.
The film stars Ben Winchell (Disney’s “A.N.T Farm”) as 16-year-old Max McGrath, who combines tremendous new powers with his alien companion Steel to form the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel. Ana Villafane will costar as Sydney Gardner.