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?
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 (Josh Wiggins).
Thomas Haden Church (Spider-man 3) plays the tough father, who is a former Marine and idolized his older son, while Jay Hernandez (Hostel, Grindhouse) plays a Marine who is also a dog trainer, and Lauren Graham (Bad Santa) plays Justin’s mom.
Boaz Yakin (Remember the Titans) wrote and directed the film.
Max is now playing in theaters.
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