For anyone who is a fan of the Maximum Ride books, news that a Maximum Ride film will be landing on cinema screens in the not-too-distant future, is very exciting indeed.

There is currently no confirmed release date for the film, although it is scheduled to appear in 2010. It has been confirmed that the film will be produced by Avi Arad - the man who produced Spiderman, X-Men and The Fantastic Four and directed by Catherine Hardwicke who directed Twilight. The screenplay will be written by Don Payne, who has worked on several episodes of The Simpsons as well as writing the screenplays for Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer and My Super Ex-Girlfriend.

You can see what Avi Arad has to say about the project here.

Further details about the film will be added to this page as and when they become available, so keep checking back for updates.

The following websites will also be kept up to date with information on the Maximum Ride film:

The Internet Movie Database