Adaptation: A Podcast Dedicated to Film Adaptations

The podcast for in-depth discussion on films and the original material they're based on.

Adaptation #140: Running the Scorch Trials

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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.

Check out our episode on the novel here!

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For similar discussions, check out our episodes on Fantastic Four, Ant-Man, Terminator Genesys, and Jurassic World.

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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

Next episode: Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
Previous episode: Peter Pan by JM Barrie and other adaptations
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