The latest YA Dystopian Saga to get the Hollywood treatment is James Dashner‘s The Maze Runner Trilogy. First time director Wes Ball is behind the camera with Dylan O’Brien (Teen Wolf, The Internship) in the lead role as Thomas. How will this series match up with The Hunger Games and Divergent?The Synopsis:
When Thomas wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other boys, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D. Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape.
The First Full Trailer:
The Maze Runner makes its way onto the big screen September 19th. O’Brien is joined by Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Will Poulter, Aml Ameen, and Ki Hong Lee.