From “The Wire” to “Game of Thrones,” Aidan Gillen is no stranger to playing shady, manipulative characters. Now he’s taking his act to the… Continue reading 'Game of Thrones' Villain Joins 'Maze Runner' Sequel
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Ever since “Twilight,” the studios keep making adaptations of Young Adult fantasy/sci-fi/post-apocalyptic-future novel series, but for every “Hunger Games” and “Divergent” that scores, there are several that fail (“Percy Jackson,” “Beautiful Creatures,” “The Mortal Instruments,” “The Giver”). This weekend’s “The Maze Runner,” however, seems to have figured out a way to beat the curse, as it debuted at No. 1… Continue reading Box Office: How Did 'The Maze Runner' Break the YA Curse?
JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer
NEW YORK (AP) – The young-adult thriller “The Maze Runner” raced to the box-office top spot with $ 32.5 million, sprinting past Liam Neeson’s “A Walk Among the Tombstones.”
According to studio estimates Sunday, Fox’ “Maze Runner” easily outpaced the $ 13.1 million debut of Neeson’s latest action film for Universal Studios. “The Maze Runner,” adapted… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'The Maze Runner' Sprints to No. 1
Welcome to the YA Movie Countdown, our resident expert’s biweekly guide to young-adult book-to-film adaptations.
If you’ve been keeping up with the young-adult book-to-film adaptations, you’ve probably noticed that they’ve got a lot of world building going on, and The Maze Runner is no different. Director Wes Ball and the screenwriters do manage to squeeze a lot of information into the film’s 113-minute… Continue reading The YA Countdown: Everything You Need to Know About 'The Maze Runner'
Most audiences will be seeing the name “Wes Ball” for the first time as they head to theaters to watch The Maze Runner—an adaptation of James Dashner’s 2009 book of the same name. The sci-fi tale finds a young boy named Thomas (Teen Wolf’s Dylan O’Brien) trapped in a strange community of all boys—all with no memory—where a mysterious maze forces them to plot… Continue reading Watch: Before 'The Maze Runner,' Wes Ball Directed This Academy Award-Winning Short