Coco Jack Gillies, Academy Award® Nominee Jacki Weaver, Miriam Margolyes,
Richard Roxburgh, Noah Taylor, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Justine Clarke
Lead All-Star Voice Cast
SPECIAL IN-THEATER ENGAGEMENTS START MARCH 2015
AT SELECT STUDIO MOVIE GRILL LOCATIONS
Los Angeles, California and Dallas, Texas (January 14, 2015) – Shout! Factory Kids and Studio Movie Grill invite families and kids to discover the enchanting story of a little bee named Maya and join her on an exciting voyage of fantastical fun and self-discovery when “Maya the Bee Movie” debuts in select U.S. theaters for a limited engagement beginning March 8, 2015. Already a great box office success in much of the world, “Maya the Bee” Movie, based on the well-known children’s novel, offers an immersive cinematic adventure into a spectacular macroscopic world. This feature-length movie delivers wholesome family entertainment— emphasizing the importance of friendship, freedom and courage.
Directed by Alexs Stadermann (Bambi II) and produced by Studio 100 Media and Buzz Studios in association with Flying Bark Productions, “Maya the Bee Movie” features the acclaimed voice talent of Coco Jack Gillies, Academy Award® nominee Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom, Silver Linings Playbook), Miriam Margolyes (Harry Potter, Babe), Richard Roxburgh (Mission: Impossible II), Noah Taylor (Game of Thrones, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Kodi Smit-McPhee (ParaNorman, Rise of the Planet of the Apes) and Justine Clarke (Home and Away).
Watch the trailer for “Maya The Bee Movie”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QN3_2In883Q
“Maya The Bee Movie” is rated G and has a run time of 79 minutes.
For more information about “Maya The Bee Movie”, please visit www.MayaTheBeeMovie.net
Studio Movie Grill will be presenting “Maya The Bee Movie” at select theaters at
3 pm on Sunday, March 8th and Sunday, March 29th. Special Ticketing at $3.00.For more information about the screenings, please visit StudioMovieGrill.com
Maya is a little bee with a big heart. She dreams of an exciting life of freedom, fun and adventure – the world is simply far too interesting to stay inside a hive! Her funny attempts to fit in bring her into trouble with the Queen’s narrow-minded royal advisor, Buzzlina. With her best friend Willy, Maya buzzes out into the meadow on an exhilarating adventure of self-discovery.
While most bees believe that other insects should be feared, Maya can’t help but make friends with Flip the charismatic and eccentric grasshopper, Kurt the dung beetle and even Sting, a young hornet. But when the Queen’s royal jelly is stolen, it will take Maya and all of her bug buddies to figure out who did it and how to save the day!
One of the best-known and beloved children’s brands of all-time, the stories of Maya The Bee have been passed down among generations of families for years. Originally a German children’s novel by Waldemar Bonsels, The Adventures of Maya the Bee was published over a hundred years ago in 1912. Since the original publishing, the book has been translated into many other languages and enjoyed by children all over the world. In addition to the book, Maya The Bee is also a comic book series, appeared in various iterations as animated series and now a major animated feature film.
Studio Movie Grill Locations for “Maya the Bee” Movie
Alpharetta 2880 Holcomb Bridge Rd. Alpharetta, GA 30022
Arena Grand 175 W. Nationwide Blvd. Columbus, OH 43215
Arlington 225 Merchants Row, Arlington, TX 76018
City Centre 822 Town & Country Blvd Ste 200 Houston, TX 77024
Colleyville 5655 Colleyville Blvd. Ste: 300 Colleyville, TX 76034
Copperfield 8580 Highway 6 North, Houston, TX 77095
Dallas, 11170 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75243
Dallas, 10110 Technology Blvd. Dallas, TX 75220
Dallas Spring Valley, 13933 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75243
Duluth 3850 Venture Drive, Duluth, GA 30096
Indianapolis 3535 W. 86th St. Indianapolis, IN 46268
Lewisville 1600 S. StemmonsFwy, Lewisville, TX 75067
Plano 4721 W. Park Blvd Ste 100, Plano, TX 75093
Rocklin 5140 Commons Dr. Rocklin, CA 95677
Scottsdale 15515 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Tampa 12332 University Mall Ct.Tampa, FL 33612
Wheaton 301 Rice Lake Square Wheaton, IL 60189
About Studio Movie Grill:
Studio Movie Grill modernized the traditional movie-going experience by combining first-run movies with in-theater dining and is characterized in the market today by its continued ability to innovate and maximize movie and menu offerings. Considered the industry leader in its rapidly growing segment, SMG now has 19 locations in 9 states with more expansion on the way. For additional information, please visit www.studiomoviegrill.com.
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform mediacompany devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials in lavish packages crammed with extras. Shout’s audio division boasts GRAMMY®-nominated box sets, Broadway cast albums, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable “best of” compilations. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast digital distribution network which delivers video and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America. Shout! Factory also owns and operates Timeless Media Group, Biograph Records, Majordomo Records, HighTone Records and Video Time Machine. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Santa Monica, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com