“Knowledge is power” and power means “Game of Thrones” actor Aidan Gillen will jump at the chance to be casted in  the sequel of “The Maze Runner”!

After announcing the official release date for “The Maze Runner” sequel, it was confirmed that Irish actor Aidan Gillen will be joining the cast.

Best known for his baddie role as Lord Baelish aka Littlefinger in the HBO’s “Game of Thrones”, the Irish actor is set to play Assistant Director Janson, the main antagonist of the Maze Runner book. In the Maze Runner book, Gillen’s character is also referred to as Rat-Man by Minho.

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Aidan Gillen as Lord Baelish aka Littlefinger in “Game of Thrones”

Titled “The Scorch Trials”, the sequel for the novel-turned-film “The Maze Runner”  will be the second installment in The Maze Runner trilogy. The film is the adaptation of James Dashner YA trilogy and director Wes Ball will return to helm the film.

The sequel will continue its story from the first film that has raked in a surprise success total of over USD81.5 million in worldwide box office. It is also scheduled to begin shooting at the end of October this year with the recurring characters.

All right, who’s excited for the sequel? We just can’t wait to know who else will join the cast!

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