Adaptation #140: Running the Scorch Trials


We’re back to talk about Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015). With all the major plot differences from the book, the hosts are a little concerned for the next film, but couldn’t help but enjoy the adaptation.

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Main Discussion

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)

-Written by T.S. Nowlin

-Directed by Wes Ball

-Starring Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and Ki Hong Lee

-New Cast: Giancarlo Esposito, Rosa Salazar, Jacob Lofland, Aidan Gillen, and Nathalie Emmanuel

-Based on the novel by James Dashner, covered on episode #138

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Previous episode: Peter Pan by JM Barrie and other adaptations

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