Based on the phenomenal bestselling book series by acclaimed author James Patterson, MAXIMUM RIDE takes flight on DVD December 6, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Patterson’s book series spent 144 weeks on the New York Times best seller list, has sold over 20 million books worldwide, and has spawned 11 Manga comics. The film brings to life the extraordinary journey of six DNA-enhanced young orphans with the ability to fly who are on a mission to rescue the youngest of their flock while discovering the diabolical, scientific secrets of how they came to exist. Their leader is Max, wise beyond her years, who must summon all her courage and acumen to outmaneuver the brutal half-human/half-wolf creations known as “Erasers”, confront her own inner demons and ultimately face a stunning betrayal.
MAXIMUM RIDE boasts a sensational cast of up-and-coming talent including digital influencers such as Allie Marie Evans (Vanity), Patrick Johnson (Mean Girls 2), Lyliana Wray (Girl Missing), Luke Gregory Crosby, Gavin Lewis (OMG!, Just Jacques), Tetona Jackson (Stolen from Suburbia), Zayne Emory (Crazy, Stupid, Love), Carrie Wampler (Austin & Ally) and Peter O’Brien (Neighbours).
The MAXIMUM RIDE DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 televisions with English 5.1 Dolby Digital and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English, French and Spanish subtitles.
Studio71 and J.P. Entertainment present “Maximum Ride.” Starring Allie Marie Evans, Patrick Johnson, Lyliana Wray, Luke Gregory Crosby, Gavin Lewis, Tetona Jackson, Zayne Emory, Carrie Wampler and Peter O’Brien. Casting director Chelsea Ellis Bloch, C.S.A. Edited by Joel Griffen. Director of photography Ed Wu. Music by Bowie Dinkel and Kelvin Pimont. Executive producers Andrew Reyes, Carrie Morrow, Leopoldo Gout, Bill Robinson, Jenna Marbles and James Patterson. Produced by Gary Binkow and Amee Dolleman. Casting director Chelsea Ellis Bloch, C.S.A. Based on the novel by James Patterson. Written by Angelique Hanus and Jesse Spears. Directed by Jay Martin.
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