Will Poulter Joins “The Maze Runner”

Will Poulter (“The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader,” “Son of Rambow”) has been offered one of the lead roles in the Wes Ball-directed film adaptation of James Dashner’s young adult dystopian novel “The Maze Runner” for The Gotham Group and 20th Century Fox.

The story follows a young man named Thomas awakens with no memory and deposited into a community of boys trapped inside an enormous maze.

He soon learns they are part of a mysterious test, and finds it is his destiny to join the ‘maze runners’ and lead them to freedom. Noah Oppenheim and Grant Myers have adapted the script.

Source: Deadline