Dream Maximum Ride Casting

by TvIsForMe | created - 05 Nov 2014 | updated - 07 Nov 2014 | Public

My picks for the actors and actresses to bring the Maximum Ride characters to life! Some of them don't match the ages, but a lot of them are close! Especially my first one...

1. Alyvia Alyn Lind

Actress | Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors

Alyvia Alyn Lind grew up in Los Angeles, and it is no wonder that at such a young age, the Emmy nominated actress impresses any adult four times her age. Alyvia recently completed filming the remake of the comedy classic "Overboard", playing Anna Faris's daughter alongside Eugenio Derbez. She ...


My number one choice for her right now! She's seven, so that's the closest I've found to Angel's age.

2. Mckenna Grace

Actress | Gifted

Mckenna Grace is an American child actress. She began acting professionally at the age of 6, her earliest roles including Jasmine Bernstein in the Disney XD comedy series Crash & Bernstein (2012-2014) and Faith Newman in the soap opera The Young and the Restless (2013-2015). Her early film roles ...


Okay, there are a lot of good choices for Angel. This kid is a good one. And she's only eight! That's pretty close.

3. Kylie Rogers

Actress | Collateral Beauty

Kylie Rogers is a Texas-born actress, who came to Los Angeles in 2012. Kylie's first major film was the lead role of "Sunshine" in Space Station 76 (2014), working alongside Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler, Matt Bomer and Marisa Coughlan. That role was followed closely by William Monahan's psychological ...


Not sure how old she is, but she'd also make a good Angel... There are so many girls that look like Angel!!

4. Maggie Elizabeth Jones

Actress | We Bought a Zoo

Maggie Elizabeth Jones was born on October 10, 2003 in Atlanta, Georgia. This young actress has worked with a number of the industry's biggest stars and directors in a variety of diverse and challenging roles. Maggie received rave reviews for her role as Matt Damon's daughter in Cameron Crowe's ...


She may be too old now, I'm not sure. I think she's eleven... but she still looks younger.

5. Piéra Forde

Actress | Maximum Ride Webseries

Piéra Shannon Forde (born on September 16, 1993) is an Australian actress and producer. After graduating from the Queensland Academy for Creative Industries, majoring in Theatre and Film, Piéra made her professional acting debut in the Australian horror film, Lemon Tree Passage (2014) alongside ...


She is a little old to be Max, but she looks young enough to pull it off, and her MR webseries is very good.

6. Elle Fanning

Actress | Super 8

Mary Elle Fanning was born on the 9th of April 1998 in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven J. Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and Channel ...


She's getting too old as well, but once again looks young enough to pull off Max.

7. Saxon Sharbino

Actress | Poltergeist

Born and raised in Texas, Sharbino has pursued acting since the age of 9.

In 2012, Saxon Sharbino beat out hundreds of actresses and was cast as the lead in a gritty spy pilot for FOX, creator Karyn Usher and director Brett Ratner. Shortly after, Sharbino was hired as a series regular on the hit ...


I have her sister as well, but either of them would match Max's looks. She's at a decent age to play Max as well.

8. Brighton Sharbino

Actress | Miracles from Heaven

Some dreams never come true, but with perseverance and passion, they can become reality. That could be said for young actress Brighton Sharbino, who at just six years of age was already starring in commercials and landing roles in television shows. Born and raised in Texas, Brighton comes from a ...


She's actually kind of young, but she has the look for Max.

9. Kyla Kenedy

Actress | The Walking Dead

A rising talent with a knack for both comedy and drama, Kyla Kenedy is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young actresses in the industry.

Kenedy will can currently be seen starring opposite Minnie Driver in ABC's Television Critics Association Award-winning sitcom, "Speechless." The show...


She's too young right now (11), but if this was made in a few years, she could totally be Max!

10. Devon Bostick

Actor | Okja

Devon Bostick was born on November 13, 1991 in Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Okja (2017), Being Charlie (2015) and The 100 (2014).


I haven't really seen him in anything besides Diary of a Wimpy Kid, so I don't know how good he is at acting... well, normally, but if he grew his hair out some more, I could picture Fang!

11. Brenton Thwaites

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Brenton Thwaites is an Australian actor. He played Luke Gallagher on the Fox8 teen drama series SLiDE (2011) and Stu Henderson on the Australian soap opera hit Home and Away (1988). His films include Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012), Oculus (2013), Maleficent (2014), and The Giver (2014). He ...


Once again, haven't really seen him in anything, but I think he has the Fang look.

12. Kodi Smit-McPhee

Actor | Let Me In

Kodi Smit-McPhee started acting at the age of 9. He dropped out of high school in his first year to pursue acting and currently resides in Los Angeles as does his father Andy McPhee and sister Sianoa Smit-McPhee, who are also actors.

He made his feature film debut alongside Eric Bana in 2007's "...


He has the right eyes, and is fairly young looking as well.

13. Will Shadley

Actor | The Spy Next Door

Will Shadley was born on October 6, 1999 in Winter Park, Florida, USA as William Shadley. He is known for his work on The Spy Next Door (2010), Dirty Sexy Money (2007) and Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010).


Once again, eyes!

14. Dylan Minnette

Actor | Prisoners

Dylan Christopher Minnette was born December 29, 1996 in Evansville, Indiana, to Robyn and Craig Minnette. Scouted by an agent in Chicago, Dylan began work on commercial modeling and acting at the age of seven. He later relocated to Los Angeles, CA to continue his acting career.

Dylan scored his ...


He's got the look as well, especially the eyes.

15. Jake Brennan

Actor | Schooled

Jake began working in theater productions of "The Lion King", "Seussical Jr.", "Mulan", and "Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat". A combination of desire, talent, and extensive training led to Jake branching out into both feature films and television, most recently guest starring on "Sam ...


Blonde hair - check Blue eyes - check? (I think) Right age - Gazzy's eight and he's ten, but close enough

16. Connor Kalopsis

Actor | The Grinder

Connor Kalopsis is an actor, known for The Grinder (2015), Training Day (2017) and Days of Our Lives (1965).


Once again, blonde hair, blue eyes, around the same age as the Gasman.

17. Sawyer Sharbino

Actor | iZombie

Sawyer Sharbino is an actor, known for iZombie (2015), Promesas (2012) and ORFAM (2019).


Good age, and looks like him too! I have both of his siblings down for Max, too bad he doesn't have a younger sister for Angel!

18. Breanna Yde

Actress | School of Rock

Breanna Yde is a talented young actress who currently stars in the role of "Tomika" in Nickelodeon's highly anticipated new series School of Rock, which premieres in 2016. She will also recur as "Ronnie Anne" on Nickelodeon's upcoming animated series The Loud House, premiering in 2016. Breanna ...


She looks perfect for Nudge!! Little young I guess, but whatever!

19. Quvenzhané Wallis

Actress | Beasts of the Southern Wild

Wallis was born in Houma, Louisiana, to Qulyndreia (Jackson) Wallis, a teacher, and Venjie Wallis, Sr., a truck driver. She has one sister, Qunyquekya, and two brothers, Vejon and Venjie, Jr. "Quven", the first part of her name, combines the first syllables of her parents' first names. Wallis, at ...


Aw, she looked so cute in the trailer for Annie. I could totally picture her as Nudge as well. Love the hair!!

20. Storm Reid

Actress | A Wrinkle in Time

Storm Reid has known she wanted to be an actress since she was just three years old. She landed her first feature film role opposite Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender in the Academy Award winning film " Twelve Years a Slave" (2013) directed by Steve McQueen for Fox ...


Another adorable kid that could play Nudge.

21. Jack Coleman

Actor | Heroes

John MacDonald "Jack" Coleman is an American actor and screenwriter, known for playing the role of Steven Carrington in the 1980s prime time soap opera Dynasty (1982-88), and for portraying Noah Bennet in the science-fiction drama series Heroes (2006-10). Coleman's first major role was in the soap ...


After seeing him in Heroes, I felt convinced he was Jeb. He is my number one choice.

22. Willem Dafoe

Actor | Spider-Man

Having made over one hundred films in his legendary career, Willem Dafoe is internationally respected for bringing versatility, boldness, and dare to some of the most iconic films of our time. His artistic curiosity in exploring the human condition leads him to projects all over the world, large ...


After seeing him in The Fault in Our Stars, I think he could play Jeb. He can pull off the glasses and jerk character. He's my second choice though.

23. Erin Beute

Actress | The Vampire Diaries

Erin Beute is an actress, known for The Vampire Diaries (2009), Outcast (2016) and Shots Fired (2017).


24. Sarah Chalke

Actress | Scrubs

Sarah Chalke was born on 27 August 1976 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Her parents are Angie Chalke and Doug Chalke. She is the middle child, having one older sister, Natasha Chalke, and one younger, Piper Chalke. Sarah made her acting debut in a made-for-TV movie, City Boy (1992). In 1993, after her ...


Ugh, if she died her hair dark, I think she'd be perfect for the role! Only thing are her eyes aren't supposed to be light, but I know for a fact that she's a good actress anyways.

25. Dalila Bela

Actress | Anne

Dalila Bela was born in Montreal, Quebec. She started her acting career at the age of 5. Right after, she booked her first National Commercial. By the age of 6, she participated in many Acting Competitions where she won best actor of the year. Soon after that she and her family moved to Vancouver, ...


She looks like her in my opinion. I think she's 13... that's a good age to play Ella. I haven't seen her in anything either, but Ella's a minor role anyway.

26. Emma Fuhrmann

Actress | Avengers: Endgame

Emma Fuhrmann is an up and coming young talent with a deep body of work seldom seen in someone of her age. At just 9 years old she worked opposite Morgan Freeman in the Rob Reiner directed feature, "The Magic of Belle Isle", playing a girl who just wanted to learn more about imagination and where ...


I think Dalila looks more like Ella, but this girl could work too.

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