When he’s not running in mazes or being welcomed to the Scorch, Dylan O’Brien is a black ops assassin ready to handle the CIA’s most sensitive crimes. O’Brien stars as Mitch Rapp, a counterterrorism operative who has to stop a maniac from starting a third world war in American Assassin. The film is based on the first of a 15-book-long series by Vince Flynn, and if this one does well in theaters, we can expect a whole lot more, as this is the first in a planned franchise.
Dylan O’Brien has caught franchise fever. With his work on the last installment of The Maze Runner series wrapping up, he’s just started production on American Assassin, based on Vince Flynn’s bestselling 15-book series. O’Brien will play Mitch Rapp, a counterterrorism operative who has to stop a maniac from starting another world war.
It’s been a bumpy road for The Death Cure, to say the least. Earlier this summer, the next installment in The Maze Runner series was postponed indefinitely to allow Dylan O’Brien to recover from injuries he suffered during an on-set accident, leaving of the future of the franchise uncertain. But it looks like O’Brien may be close to to returning, as production is reportedly gearing up to continue next February.
In one way or another, all of Mark Wahlberg’s movies have involved him playing the role of the savior. In many instances, this takes a pretty literal form — Wahlberg protected Earth from alien robots in Transformers: Age of Extinction, protected...
Dylan O’Brien, the 24-year-old star of the Maze Runner franchise, was severely injured on the set of the upcoming sequel The Death Cure in Vancouver, British Columbia. According to TMZ, the actor was accidentally run over by a car while filming and was rushed to the hospital with “multiple broken bones.”
There are approximately 134 Robin Hood movies in development at various studios (okay, it’s actually more like four or five), but Lionsgate is rushing to get their version to the big screen first. The studio recently hired Peaky Blinders director Otto Hathurst (whose name sounds like a character from Peaky Blinders) to helm Robin Hood: Origins, and now they’ve come up with a shortlist of potential leading men to play the rebooted version of the Prince of Thieves.
The Maze Runner was a surprisingly entertaining little movie that probably never needed a sequel. But, this is a post-Harry Potter and -Hunger Games era and everything needs to be a trilogy. Much of this was pre-determined before the original film hit theaters, as the books were written as a trilogy and Fox picked them up, hoping they’d have their own teen-oriented, dystopian future movie. And, now they do. Today, we have our first look at the Maze Runner sequel, The Scorch Trials, which looks like it’s missing almost all the charm of the original film.
Teen Wolf and Maze Runner star Dylan O’Brien has rapidly become a talent to watch — the young actor was rumored for the part of the new Spider-Man in our post-Andrew Garfield world, and while that didn’t pan out, O’Brien has just landed a pretty sweet gig instead. The actor has been cast opposite Mark Wahlberg in Peter Berg’s upcoming Deepwater Horizon movie, which isn’t a bad way to transition from YA to more mature projects.
According to some reports (but not others), Sony has found the filmmaker to restart the Spider-Man franchise one more time, with The Sinister Six writer/director Drew Goddard swinging off of that project and onto a new Spider-Man franchise. But that still leaves the issue of who will play the new Peter Parker. Latino Review’s report on the Goddard rumor claimed they wanted a “new actor, probably an unknown” who’d start off in high school and grow with the part “a la Harry Potter.”
Fox was so confident that 'The Maze Runner' would be a success that, earlier on, it greenlit it's sequel, 'The Scorch Trials,' based on James Dashner's second installment in his dystopian novel series. Following the film's box office success this opening weekend, though, the studio wants a quicker turnaround and has now slated the sequel for release in 2015, while revealing a first look at what's to come.