WHO’S IN IT?
Dylan O’Brien (The Internship), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Love Actually), Will Poulter (We’re The Millers), Kaya Scodelario (Skins), Ki Hong Lee (Yellow Face), Blake Cooper (Prosper), Aml Ameen (Kidulthood), Alexander Flores (Delivery Man), Jacob Latimore (Ride Along), Chris Sheffield (Transformers: Dark of the Moon), Dexter Darden (Joyful Noise), Randall D. Cunningham (The Campaign), Joe Adler (Prom), Patricia Clarkson (Pieces of April)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Wes Ball (film debut), director; Noah Oppenheim (film debut), Grant Pierce Myers (film debut) and T.S. Nowlin (film debut), writers; Marty Bowen (Dear John), Wyck Godfrey (Twilight), Ellen Goldsmith-Vein (The Spiderwick Chronicles), Gotham Group (film debut), Lee Stollman (Abduction) and Lindsay Williams (film debut), producers; John Paesano (Nuclear), composer; Enrique Chediak (127 Hours), cinematographer; Dan Zimmerman (Max Payne), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
A young man named Thomas (O’Brien) wakes up outside a giant maze with a group of boys and no memory of his previous life. As he ventures into the maze, he finds various clues with which he puts together the fragments of his past and discovers a possible way to escape, in addition to finding out what his true role in all of this may be…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Yet another popular series of young adult books is adapted by Hollywood, in this case the first in author James Dashner’s engaging Maze Runner trilogy, and with a fresh onslaught of young faces in the cast you can certainly bet on an attraction to the target demographic.