Following the success of the adaptation of James Dashner’s “The Maze Runner”,  the release date for the sequel for the adaptation has been announced!

Titled “The Scorch Trials”, 20th Century Fox announced that the sequel for “The Maze Runner” is set to be released on September 18, 2015. The first film, directed by Wes Ball, raked in a surprise success total of over USD81.5 million in worldwide box office since its release on September 11th.

Along with the announcement came a concept art poster for “The Scorch Trials”:

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“The Maze Runner” franchise will follow in the footsteps of “The Hunger Games” franchise to become a successful YA adaptation. The adaptation of “The Scorch Trials” will be the second installment of the film franchise and the plot will connect to the cliff-hanger ending of of “The Maze Runner”. Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and Ki-Hong Lee are expected to reprise their role in the film.

We must say, we just can’t wait to watch the sequel! What did you think of the first film? If you liked it, don’t forget to check some of the fun facts about the film and let us know your thoughts in the comment box below!

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