Dylan O’Brien Lands Lead Role in “The Maze Runner” (@dylanobrien)

Dylan O’Brien (MTV‘s Teen Wolf) has landed the role of Thomas in 20th Century Fox‘sHunger Games-esque The Maze Runner. Character is one of a group of teens who wake up in a maze with no memory of how they got there. He then searches for answers and a way out. Wes Ball is directing the sci-fi pic adapted from James Dashner’s novel trilogy, with a script by Noah Oppenheim, redrafted by Grant Myers and then T.S. Nowlin. Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, Aml Ameen, and Thomas Brodie-Sangster are also set for the pic which films in May in Baton Rouge ahead of a February 14, 2014 release date. O’Brien starred in last year’s Sundance pic The First Time and will next be seen in Fox’s June 7 comedy The Internship opposite Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn.

(Source: Deadline)

Congrats, Dylan! Looking forward to this and season 3 of Teen Wolf.

Are YOU excited to see The Maze Runner on screen? Is Dylan the perfect choice?