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John Green adaptation 'Turtles All the Way Down' to premiere on Max in May

Felix Mallard and Isabella Merced star in "Turtles All the Way Down." Photo courtesy of Max
Felix Mallard and Isabella Merced star in "Turtles All the Way Down." Photo courtesy of Max

April 3 (UPI) -- Max announced the premiere date for the movie Turtles All the Way Down on Wednesday. The film premieres May 2 on the streaming service

Isabela Merced as a 17-year-old dealing with anxiety in an adaptation of John Green's book. Hannah Marks directs.

Cree, Felix Mallard, Maliq Johnson, Poorna Jagannathan, Judy Reyes, and J. Smith-Cameron also star.

Green's books such as The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns in to films, and the Hulu series Looking For Alaska. Merced recently appeared in Madame Web. Previously she starred in Instant Family, Dora and the Lost City and Transformers: The Last Knight.

New Line Cinema and Temple Hill produced Turtles All the Way Down. Green, Elizabeth Berger, Isaac Aptaker, Richard Brener, Nikki Ramey, Paulina Sussman, Laura Quicksilver, Bart Lipton, John Green, and Rosianna Halse Rojas are executive producers.

Isabela Merced stars in "Turtles All the Way Down." File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI
Isabela Merced stars in "Turtles All the Way Down." File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI

Marty Bowen and Isaac Klausner produce.

Isabela Merced and Cree star in "Turtles All the Way Down." Photo courtesy of Max
Isabela Merced and Cree star in "Turtles All the Way Down." Photo courtesy of Max