‘Max’ Arrives In Theaters

‘Max’ Arrives In Theaters

From MGM Studios, Sunswept Entertainment, and Picture 8 Productions, the a new family movie Max, filmed in and around Charlotte, Asheville, Kings Mountain, Elkin, Faith, Gastonia, and Cedar Mountain, North Carolina and inspired by a true story, arrives in theaters today.  You can scroll down to watch the official trailer in the player below, and then give us your thoughts in the comments! Will you be seeing Max in a theater this weekend? Share:

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‘Max’ Debuts Inspirational First Trailer, Poster

‘Max’ Debuts Inspirational First Trailer, Poster

MGM Studios, Sunswept Entertainment and Picture 8 Productions has just released the first official trailer and poster for the a new family movie Max, filmed in and around Charlotte, Asheville, Kings Mountain, Elkin, Faith, Gastonia, and Cedar Mountain, North Carolina, which is inspired by a true story.  Check out the trailer in the player below, and then give us your thoughts in the comments! Share:

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NC Film Office Mid-Year Report: $268 Million, 19,000 Jobs In 2014

NC Film Office Mid-Year Report: $268 Million, 19,000 Jobs In 2014

The North Carolina Film Office released a mid-year financial report today, which estimates another banner year for the state’s film industry, with in-state spending by productions at over $268 million. plus the creation of more than 19,000 job opportunities, with filming taking place in 35 different counties Six months into 2014, the North Carolina Film Office reports an estimated production tally of $268 million in direct in-state spending and nearly 19,000 job opportunities for North Carolinians. Share:

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NC Film Office Mid-Year Report: $268 Million, 19,000 Jobs In 2014

NC Film Office Mid-Year Report: $268 Million, 19,000 Jobs In 2014

The North Carolina Film Office released a mid-year financial report today, which estimates another banner year for the state’s film industry, with in-state spending by productions at over $268 million. plus the creation of more than 19,000 job opportunities, with filming taking place in 35 different counties Six months into 2014, the North Carolina Film Office reports an estimated production tally of $268 million in direct in-state spending and nearly 19,000 job opportunities for North Carolinians. Share:

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Lauren Graham To Play Mom For MGM’s ‘Max’

Lauren Graham To Play Mom For MGM’s ‘Max’

MGM Studios, Sunswept Entertainment and Picture 8 Productions is bringing a new family movie inspired by true events to Charlotte, North Carolina, as Max begins filming this month, with director Boaz Yakin (Remember the Titans, Uptown Girls, Safe) set to helm the drama, and Lauren Graham (Gilmore Girls, Parenthood, Band Santa) rounding out the cast. Graham will play a mother who has lost her older son while he was serving in Afghanistan and must now heal her traumatized 14-year-old younger son, played by newcomer Josh Wiggins. Share:

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‘Max’ Adds Thomas Haden Church and Jay Hernandez to Cast

‘Max’ Adds Thomas Haden Church and Jay Hernandez to Cast

MGM Studios, Sunswept Entertainment and Picture 8 Productions is bringing a new family movie inspired by true events to Charlotte, North Carolina, with Max set to begin filming this spring, with director Boaz Yakin (Remember the Titans, Uptown Girls, Safe) set to helm the drama. Today it was revealed that Thomas Haden Church (Spider-Man 3) and Jay Hernandez (Hostel, Grindhouse) are in negotiations to join the film, via The Hollywood Reporter. Share:

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Boaz Yakin to Direct ‘Max’ in Charlotte, NC in May

Boaz Yakin to Direct ‘Max’ in Charlotte, NC in May

MGM Studios, Sunswept Entertainment and Picture 8 Productions is bringing a new family movie inspired by true events to Charlotte, North Carolina, with Max set to begin filming this spring, with director Boaz Yakin (Remember the Titans, Uptown Girls, Safe) set to helm the drama. Yakin also wrote the script along with Sheldon Lettich (Rambo III, Lionheart, Double Impact). Share:

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Boaz Yakin to Direct ‘Max’ in Charlotte, NC in May

Boaz Yakin to Direct ‘Max’ in Charlotte, NC in May

MGM Studios, Sunswept Entertainment and Picture 8 Productions is bringing a new family movie inspired by true events to Charlotte, North Carolina, with Max set to begin filming this spring, with director Boaz Yakin (Remember the Titans, Uptown Girls, Safe) set to helm the drama. Yakin also wrote the script along with Sheldon Lettich (Rambo III, Lionheart, Double Impact). Share:

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‘Max’ Casts Josh Wiggins in Lead Role

‘Max’ Casts Josh Wiggins in Lead Role

MGM Studios, Sunswept Entertainment and Picture 8 Productions is bringing a new family movie inspired by true events to North Carolina, with Max set to begin filming in Charlotte this spring, and this week it was announced that 15-year-old newcomer Josh Wiggins will lead the cast.  Inspired by true events, Max tells the story of a Belgian Shepherd working in Afghanistan alongside Marines. When his handler is killed, the man’s devastated family adopts the dog — erratic and still suffering from the traumas of war — who ends up bonding with and helping their troubled 14-year-old son, Justin…

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‘Max’ Will Film in Charlotte, North Carolina

‘Max’ Will Film in Charlotte, North Carolina

MGM Studios, Sunswept Entertainment and Picture 8 Productions is bringing a new family movie inspired by true events to North Carolina to begin filming this spring, and we learned today that Max will shoot in the Charlotte area. Max will begin production on May 5 and wrap around June 20 in the Charlotte area, and if you want to be a part of the film you can submit your resume and crew position to bpetty@charlottefilm.com. Share:

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