The Maze Runner Gets An IMAX Release

Press Release (21st Century Fox). IMAX Corporation and Twentieth Century Fox, a division of 21st Century Fox, today announced that the Studio’s adaptation of the epic sci-fi best-selling novel “The Maze Runner” will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format and released across all domestic IMAX theatres for a one-week engagement on September 19th.

Based on the best-selling book by James Dashner, “The Maze Runner “follows a young man named Thomas, played by Dylan O’Brien (TV’s Teen Wolf), who wakes up trapped in a massive maze with no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D.

Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape.

“The Maze Runner” also stars Thomas Brodie-Sangster (TV’s Game of Thrones), Will Poulter (We’re the Millers), Kaya Scodelario (Clash of the Titans), and veteran Academy Award-nominated actress Patricia Clarkson. Wes Ball directed, from a script by Noah Oppenheim, Grant Pierce Myers and T.S. Nowlin.

The film also will be released in select international territories starting September 11. For more information about The Maze Runner, visit Fox’s official website at