MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS is an upcoming dystopian science-fiction action thriller film directed by Wes Ball, based on The Scorch Trials, the second book in The Maze Runner trilogy, written by James Dashner, with a screenplay by T.S. Nowlin. It is the sequel to the 2014 film The Maze Runner and the second installment in The Maze Runner film series. Adding to the existing cast of Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Ki Hong Lee and Patricia Clarkson, the supporting cast was filled out with Rosa Salazar, Jacob Lofland, Giancarlo Esposito, Aidan Gillen and Lili Taylor.
In this next chapter of the epic “Maze Runner” saga, Thomas (O’Brien) and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD’s vastly superior forces and uncover its shocking plans for them all.
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