Ocean's Eleven antagonist Andy Garcia has signed on to star as a scientist in the upcoming Max Steel film, based off the Mattel toy line of the same name.
Actor Ben Winchell is set to play Max McGrath, a teenager with an alien companion named Steel. When they combine their powers, they become the titular super-powered hero Max Steel. Garcia has been tapped to play Dr. Miles Edwards, a scientist involved in Max's life.
The film was written by Thor: The Dark World scribe Christopher Yost, and is being directed by Stewart Hendler, director of the 2009 horror film Sorority Row. Max Steel is set to start shooting this week.