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Koch enters Tiger House

6 November 2014 2:00 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Ed Skrein, Kaya Scodelario star in thriller.

Koch Media has picked up UK rights to Altitude thriller Tiger House, starring rising talents Kaya Scodelario (The Maze Runner) and Ed Skrein (Game of Thrones).

Theatre director Thomas Daley’s feature debut follows an injured gymnast who must defend her boyfriend’s house from a gang of armed robbers.

Dougray Scott, Langley Kirkwood and Brandon Auret co-star.

The deal was negotiated by Koch Media’s Martina Ternstrom and Altitude‘s Mike Runagall.

Koch, which swooped on the thriller on the eve of the market, will release in Q2 2015.

Richard Mansell and Tarquin Glass of Glassman Films produce with South African producer Ronnie Apteker. Ten10 Films’ Tendeka Matatu and Gary Millner are executive producers.

Finance came from South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation and the UK’s Creativity Capital. »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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Introducing the New and Returning Cast of The Maze Runner Sequel

4 November 2014 3:27 PM, PST | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Ya adaptation The Maze Runner enthralled audiences when it was released in August, and pretty quickly earned a sequel - in addition to $97 million at the box office. The cast of The Maze Runner Chapter II: The Scorch Trials is shaping up nicely to include returning stars and some new cast members. Dylan O'Brien and Kaya Scodelario will both return as Thomas and Teresa, along with Patricia Clarkson as Ava Paige. Lili Taylor is the latest addition to the film, but there might be even more additions on the horizon. Check out everyone who has been confirmed for the sequel, based on James Dashner's novels, so far! »

- Maggie-Pehanick

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Barry Pepper And Lili Taylor Join Maze Runner Sequel The Scorch Trials

4 November 2014 7:58 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

20th Century Fox’s upcoming dystopian sequel Maze Runner: Scorch Trials just gained two talented stars, with word that Kill the Messenger actor Barry Pepper and The Conjuring actress Lili Taylor have joined the production in supporting roles.

In addition to bringing back the stars of this fall’s box office hit The Maze Runner, including lead Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Ki Hong Lee, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Will Poulter and Patricia Clarkson, Scorch Trials will introduce a large group of new characters who come into contact with Thomas (O’Brien) and his fellow Gladers after they escape the maze and discover a sun-scorched wasteland beyond its walls.

Pepper is on board to play Vince, described as a survivalist who is one of the last surviving members of a legendary unit known as the Right Arm. Taylor, meanwhile, will play Mary Cooper, a doctor who created a colony of survivors in »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Henry Cavill Is Stratton; Nicole Kidman in Talks for The Secret In Their Eyes Remake; Lili Taylor and Barry Pepper Join The Maze Runner Sequel

3 November 2014 8:34 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

A few pieces of casting to report: Henry Cavill will star in the action-thriller Stratton, adapted from the book series by Duncan Falconer about British spy John Stratton. Nicole Kidman is in negotiations to replace Gwyneth Paltrow in The Secret in Their Eyes.  Julia Roberts and Chiwetel Ejiofor co-star in the remake, directed by Billy Ray (Breach). Lili Taylor and Barry Pepper join the cast of The Maze Runner Chapter II: The Scorch TrialsDylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and Patricia Clarkson are set to reprise their roles in the sequel directed by Wes Ball. Hit the jump for more on each project. Per Variety, Cavill will also produce Stratton with his brother Charlie Cavill.  Filming is scheduled to begin in the spring.  Here's the synopsis for The Hostage, the first book in the John Stratton series: When an undercover operation monitoring the Real Ira goes horrifically wrong, British Intelligence »

- Brendan Bettinger

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Casting Net: Nicole Kidman in negotiations to replace Gwyneth Paltrow in 'The Secret in Their Eyes'

3 November 2014 6:45 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

• Nicole Kidman is in talks to replace Gwyneth Paltrow in The Secret in Their Eyes. The film is an English-language remake of Argentine writer/director Juan Jose Campanella's 2010 movie of the same name, which won the 2010 Academy Award for Best Foreign-Language Film. The original follows a retired attorney who writes a novel about an unsolved case and his unreciprocated love, hoping to put both behind him. Billy Ray will direct from a script he wrote, with some updates from the original. Julia Roberts and Chiwetel Ejiofor also star. [THR] • Magic City is coming to the big screen with Bill Murray »

- C. Molly Smith

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20th Century Fox Announces The Maze Runner For Blu-Ray In December

3 November 2014 5:33 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

20th Century Fox has announced that it will be bringing The Maze Runner to Blu-Ray on December 16th. Directed by Wes Ball, the film stars Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, and Blake Cooper and proved to be a huge hit at the box office this fall, taking in over $300 million on a budget of just $34 million. Of course, a sequel is already in production and has been set for a September 18th, 2015 release.

But back to the Blu-Ray – the disc will come packed with extras, including a 24-page prequel comic book, deleted scenes, a making-of documentary, commentary from Ball and more. A full list of special features can be found below:

24-Page Prequel Comic Book Deleted Scenes with Commentary from Wes Ball Navigating The Maze: The Making of The Maze Runner (A Five Part Documentary that includes: The Maze is Born, Creating the World, Finding the Gang, The Movie Inside the Maze, »

- Matt Joseph

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Lili Taylor Joins The Maze Runner Sequel

3 November 2014 4:43 PM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

After taking on one of the more successful horror movies in recent times with The Conjuring, Lili Taylor is looking to leap aboard a Young Adult adaptation franchise. She’s just joined the cast of The Maze Runner Chapter II: The Scorch Trials alongside Barry Pepper.Director Wes Ball’s adaptation of James Dashner’s first novel, The Maze Runner, has already proved a franchise starter, notching up more than $300 million around the world.The sequel – spoiler alert for non-book fans and those who have yet to see the first film – finds Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and the other “Gladers” who escaped the Maze dealing with the next challenge in a world afflicted by massive solar flares and a virulent epidemic. Not to mention the more human threats present… Kaya Scodelario and Thomas Brodie-Sangster are among those returning, with Patricia Clarkson’s manipulative scientist also present. Taylor will be Mary Cooper, »

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Lili Taylor Joins Fox’s ‘The Maze Runner 2′

3 November 2014 3:29 PM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: The Conjuring‘s Lili Taylor has joined the cast of 20th Century Fox’s The Maze Runner Chapter II: The Scorch Trials, the sequel to Fox’s hit September opener The Maze Runner. The dystopian adventure adapted from James Dashner’s Ya series has notched over $305 million worldwide, and the studio is wasting no time expanding the franchise; they’ve already slated Scorch Trials for a September 18, 2015 debut.

Director Wes Ball is returning to helm the sequel from a script by T.S. Nowlin, one of three writers on the first film. Taylor will play Mary Cooper, a doctor helping Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and his fellow Gladers. Also returning alongside O’Brien are Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Patricia Clarkson.

Through her career Taylor has turned in memorable performances in Mystic Pizza, Short Cuts, I Shot Andy Warhol…, and HBO’s Six Feet Under. She most recently appeared on »

- Jen Yamato

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'Maze Runner' DVD and Blu-ray Releases December 16th

3 November 2014 2:23 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Will you make it out alive? Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment invites you to unlock the mysteries of the maze on December 16 when The Maze Runner hits Blu-ray and DVD. Based on the book by James Dashner that made The New York Times best-sellers list for more than 100 weeks, The Maze Runner brings together an up-and-coming cast of young talent including (Dylan O'Brien (Teen Wolf, The Internship), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Game of Thrones), Will Poulter (We're the Millers), and Kaya Scodelario (Skins) that do whatever it takes to survive.

In this heart-pounding survival thriller based on the best-selling novel, Thomas (Dylan O'Brien of MTV's "Teen Wolf) wakes up trapped in a massive, ever-changing maze with a group of boys who have no memory of the outside world. Facing dangerous obstacles at every turn - especially the deadly Grievers that roam the concrete corridors at night - Thomas and the others must »

- MovieWeb

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The Maze Runner Comes to Blu-ray and DVD December 16

3 November 2014 1:33 PM, PST | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced that the recent hit The Maze Runner will be arriving on DVD and Blu-ray December 16. Based on the book by James Dashner that made The New York Times best-sellers list for more than 100 weeks, The Maze Runner stars Dylan O.Brien (.Teen Wolf,. The Internship), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (.Game of Thrones.), Will Poulter (We.re the Millers), and Kaya Scodelario (.Skins.). »

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Casting: Emmanuel, Shipka, Robbie, Delpy

24 October 2014 12:59 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Nathalie Emmanuel, best known for her role as Daenerys' hand maiden Missandei in HBO's "Game of Thrones," has joined the cast of the upcoming sequel "The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" at 20th Century Fox.

Emmanuel will play Harriet, the leader of another group of maze runners. She joins a cast that includes Dylan O'Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Patricia Clarkson, Rosa Salazar and Giancarlo Esposito. Filming on the project begins next month. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]

Fan Girl

Kiernan Shipka ("Mad Men") will join Meg Ryan, Kara Hayward, Scott Adsit, Joshua Boone, and Bill Sage in "Fan Girl". Pop punk band All Time Low lends its music to the film and will appear as themselves.

The story follows a post-millennial teen who lives for making movies and idolizing her favorite band. Given a few days to complete a final film project, she comes up »

- Garth Franklin

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Nathalie Emmanuel Boards Maze Runner: Scorch Trials

22 October 2014 12:26 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

With production on the anticipated sequel gearing up to begin next month in New Mexico, we’ve now learned of another new addition to the cast of Maze Runner: Scorch Trials. Game Of Thrones star Nathalie Emmanuel has signed on as the leader of a new group facing the world outside the maze.

For the sequel, which will follow James Dashner’s second novel in the series, Emmanuel will be joining returning cast members Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario and Thomas Brodie-Sangster. The original trio shall once be thrown into the perils of a world ravaged by destruction after escaping the maze. In the follow-up, the main group, dubbed ‘Gladers’, will come across bands of similarly-fated people who’ve survived different mazes.

Emmanuel will be leading the charge on one new cluster as a girl named Harriet, who’s slated to also appear in the third instalment. If that’s the case, »

- Gem Seddon

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'Maze Runner 2' Casts 'Game of Thrones' Star Nathalie Emmanuel

22 October 2014 12:23 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Game of Thrones star Nathalie Emmanuel has signed to star in 20th Century Fox's upcoming sequel The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials.

The actress will play Harriet, who leads a group of girls out of a different maze, before she meets up with Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) and his crew of Gladers. Harriet will also return for the third installment of the franchise.

The Maze Runner stars Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Newt), Kaya Scodelario (Teresa), Patricia Clarkson (Ava Paige) and Ki Hong Lee (Minho) are slated to reprise their roles, alongside new cast members Aidan Gillen (Janson), Rosa Salazar (Brenda), Jacob Lofland (Aris Jones) and Giancarlo Esposito (Jorge).

Wes Ball is directing from an adapted screenplay by T.S. Nowlin, based on the James Dashner novel. Shooting is scheduled to begin next month in New Mexico.

Nathalie Emmanuel is best known for playing Missandei, the hand-maiden of Emilia Clarke's Daenerys Targaryen in HBO's Game of Thrones. »

- MovieWeb

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Movie Review – The Maze Runner (2014)

11 October 2014 2:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Maze Runner, 2014.

Directed by Wes Ball.

Starring Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Ki Hong Lee, Will Poulter, Aml Ameen and Blake Cooper.

Synopsis:

A nameless boy wakes up amongst a group of teenage men to find himself trapped in ‘The Maze’. Making friends and enemies, he soon realises that he is destined to become ‘The Maze Runner’, and he will need to break free to save the lives of everyone trapped within.

It’s true that The Maze Runner owes a debt to The Hunger Games. While it lacks the political context and Battle-Royale-survival plot, it does have a sense of fun and playful adventure that bogged down the Katniss-led series. As the first of a franchise (the sequel has been greenlit) with a trilogy of books, a prequel novel and a further novel in the works, The Maze Runner has a lot to live up to. »

- Simon Columb

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The Maze Runner review

10 October 2014 10:32 PM, PDT | Shadowlocked | See recent Shadowlocked news »

With the Hunger Games franchise inching towards its close – albeit with the final book needlessly split into two films for sadly commercial reasons – the Young Adult movie throne will soon be vacant. Divergent had a so-so stab at the title earlier this year, with Shailene Woodley's charisma improving the sketchily explained narrative and sequels on the way.

But while the Veronica Roth adaptation was certain a cut above tried-and-failed Ya novel adaptations like Beautiful Creatures or The Mortal Instruments, it isn't the undisputed champion of the teen audience arena, just yet.

So could The Maze Runner become the 'next Twilight/Hunger Games/massive cash cow'? Well, it's a maybe.

In this dystopian (well, of course) tale, sixteen-year-old boy Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) awakes in an elevator, which rises into a grass clearing – surrounded by ominous towering walls. He's got no memory of whom he is or why he might have »

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Podcast #132: Hugh Grant, Kaya Scodelario

9 October 2014 5:26 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

The new guests on this week's Empire Podcast are starring in very different films. Kaya Scodelario was here to chat about The Maze Runner, a young adult adaptation that features giant mechanical spider creatures, while Hugh Grant dropped by in honour of screenwriting rom-com The Rewrite.Grant also ended up talking about playing The Doctor on Doctor Who that one time, and revealed to the world just what happened to his Morph. To work out what that all means, just click play or download below now...P.S. You can check out our podcast photo gallery here and subscribe to the Empire Podcast via our iTunes page or this handy RSS feed. You can subscribe to the magazine here if you like it in paper form, or here if you prefer things digitally. »

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'Maze Runner 3' Won't Be Split Into a Two-Part Movie

9 October 2014 2:31 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

When the Harry Potter franchise split J.K. Rowling's final book Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows into two movies, it started a trend that continued in similar franchises such as Twilight, The Hunger Games and Divergent. One young adult franchise that will not be following in those footsteps is The Maze Runner, according to director Wes Ball.

During an interview with Digital Spy, the filmmaker, who is currently prepping his sequel The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, revealed that he won't turn the last book in author James Dashner's trilogy, Death Cure into a two-part finale, stating "there is something off" about turning one book into two movies.

"I think three is the number; beginning, middle, end, that's it. Four? I think there's something off about four. For me, if I have any say in it, there's three movies basically. We're not going to [split a book in two], no way. I »

- MovieWeb

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The Maze Runner Review

8 October 2014 2:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

 

Director: Wes Ball.

Starring:  Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter.

Running Time:  113 minutes

Synopsis: Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they’re all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.

In a time where Young Adult adaptations are proving pretty popular with audiences, it’s not too surprising to see The Maze Runner running all the way to the big screen. In the film, the arrival of Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) messes with the fragile balance of a small community of boys stuck in the centre of a maze with no memory of what has come before.

As he gets to know the camp’s inhabitants, Thomas starts to ask questions rather than wait for answers and his inquisitive nature rubs some of the camp the wrong way. »

- Amanda Keats

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Jennifer Lawrence Rips Nude Photo Hackers… Then Poses Nude! Wtf?

7 October 2014 4:48 PM, PDT | TheImproper.com | See recent TheImproper.com news »

Jennifer Lawrence has spoken out for the first time in Vanity Fair blasting hackers who stole more than 150 racy private photos from her iCloud account. But she poses nude for the cover. Wtf? More than 100 actresses, models and celebrities from Kate Upton to Vanessa Hudgens, Scarlett Johansson and Victoria Justice, who were robbed of hundreds of private digital photos. The latest photos of model Emily Didonato, UK celebrity Kelly Brook, Alaina Huffman, Chloe Bennett and Kaya Scodelario were leaked today (Oct. 7). ...Read More »

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Screen Nsw boards Teresa Palmer thriller

7 October 2014 3:23 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Screen Nsw is investing $400,000 in 2:22, a psychological thriller from Australian writer-director Paul Currie.

Teresa Palmer will star as a woman who gets involved with a guy who is drawn by a bizarre pattern of events to Central Station every day at 2:22pm and. discovers this is the time and location of a murder 27 years ago..

Currie told If he has pushed back the start of production until early next year while the search continues for the lead male and another key character, the ex-boyfriend of Palmer.s character.

Icon will release in Australia and Good Universe is handling international sales. According to Screen Nsw the production will spend nearly $8.1 million in Nsw. Currie said the budget will be $11 million- $12 million.

In the latest funding round Screen Nsw is also investing $25,000 from the production finance fund and $50,000 from the regional filming fund in Outback ER, Screentime.s 8 x 30. observational documentary series for ABC TV, »

- Don Groves

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