Mitch Rapp truly has nothing left in his life to lose. Following the death of his parents in an horrific car crash when he was a teenager, he has been on a collision course with authority, eventually being expelled from three boarding schools. Life seemed to be coming together when he met the love of his life Katrina, but only moments after he proposed to her on the beach, an armed terrorist opens fire on the crowd killing her and many others. Now life has become nothing more than a pursuit of revenge and he trains hard, learning how to handle a firearm all in preparation for taking the terrorist and his cohorts down once and for all. Naturally he draws the attention of the CIA, who recruit him into their black ops. He is sent to a cabin in the woods where a warrior of a man named Stan Hurley runs a team of highly skilled assassins and he is invited to investigate the ongoing series of terrorist attacks while trying to prevent the onset of World War 3.
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This reunion of actor Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg feels like a natural successor to their previous collaboration Lone Survivor, another true story adapted into a movie that wallows in both heroism and violence. This film recounts the events of April 2010, when a drilling rig off the coast of Louisiana exploded, creating the biggest oil-spill in US history. It's the story of the people who were working there, and while there's a clear attempt to honour the memory of the 11 men who died that night, the cast and crew also want to create an entertaining action-disaster movie.
Wahlberg plays Mike, the chief technician on the Deepwater Horizon, an oil platform more than a half-hour flight from land. As the film opens, he kisses his wife (Kate Hudson) and daughter goodbye and heads off for a three-week shift alongside boss Jimmy (Kurt Russell), drilling foreman Jason (Ethan Suplee) and pilot Andrea (Gina Rodriguez). When some discrepancies delay their work, Mike finds himself under pressure from the corporate boss (John Malkovich) to get on with the work and get back on schedule. Under order to ignore some questionable safety tests, they carry on drilling until the well erupts, triggering a massive ball of flame.
After the increasingly tense build-up, the movie becomes a more traditional disaster movie, as characters run for their lives or dive into the inferno to save someone. Some of this is cleverly conceived and played out, including several striking set-pieces. But the main focus here is on rah-rah courage. The most heroic roles go to Wahlberg, Russell, O'Brien (as a driller) and Kirkpatrick (as a crane operator). While Malkovich chomps deliciously and villainously on the scenery. But the most engaging role goes to Rodriguez as a woman who is genuinely terrified about what's happening but still manages to do her job. She's the only person on-screen who feels like a real person, and the irony isn't lost that she's also the only woman among this crew of macho tough guys.
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O’Brien was injured when a stunt went wrong during filming back in March.
The release of Maze Runner: The Death Cure has been pushed back by studio Fox by nearly a year to January 2018, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The change of date comes as star Dylan O’Brien continues to recover from injuries he suffered on the film’s set in March after a stunt went wrong.
Dylan O’Brien stars in The Maze Runner franchise.
The film was originally scheduled for release on February 17th 2017. The Death Cure, directed by Wes Bell, is the third and final film in the popular young adult franchise and sees O’Brien’s character searching for a cure for a deadly disease called the “Flare.”
O’Brien was injured in an accident on the set of the film on March 18.
Production on The Maze Runner: The Death Cure has been shut down indefinitely, following an on set accident involving actor Dylan O’Brien back in March. According to E! News filming has been halted to allow the actor more time to recover from his injuries, which included a "concussion, facial fracture and lacerations.”
Dylan O’Brien is still recovering from injuries sustain on the set of The Maze Runner: The Death Cure.
In a statement studio Fox said: "The resumption of principal photography on Maze Runner: The Death Cure has been further delayed to allow Dylan O'Brien more time to fully recover from his injuries. We wish Dylan a speedy recovery and look forward to restarting production as soon as possible.”
Deepwater Horizon is an American disaster film that is based upon the true story of the BP Oil Spill on the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico that happened 20th April 2010 claiming the lives of eleven of its employees. Mark Wahlberg is cast as the main protagonist Mike Williams who was the last individual to escape the inferno and this film follows his extraordinary story of how he saved himself and others during the explosion.
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The actor was reportedly struck by car when a stunt went wrong on Thursday (March 17th).
Actor Dylan O’Brien is recovering in hospital after suffering ‘multiple injuries’ when a stunt went wrong on the set of Maze Runner: The Death Cure. The 24-year-old was taken to hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia for treatment following the accident and is expected to make a full recovery.
Dylan O’Brien in The Maze Runner.
Deadline reports that O’Brien fractured ‘either his cheekbone or orbital socket’, after he fell off the back of a set which had been designed to look like the rear of a train. Details on the exact injuries O’Brien suffered are still unclear.
With the film market arguably already saturated with teen dystopian movies, The Maze Runner is the latest to throw its hat into the overcrowded ring.
It's another month, and another group of teenagers is taking on yet another oppressive post-apocalyptic society. Based on the first in a trilogy (of course!) of books by James Dashner, The Maze Runner is slightly unique due to its decidedly male approach: three dozen boys trying to navigate an imposing conundrum. And the film even includes a cast of rising-stars who make it worth a look, including Dylan O'Brien (Teen Wolf), Will Poulter (We're the Millers) and Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Love Actually), plus Kaya Scodelario (Skins) in the token female role.
Dylan O'Brien stars in 'The Maze Runner'
Already this year, we've had Divergent with Shailene Woodley and The Giver with Brenton Thwaites, and next month we get the third instalment in the big mama of teen-dystopian movies: The Hunger Games with Jennifer Lawrence.
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Aidan Gillen has been cast as the main protagonist in the sequel to 'The Maze Runner'.
Aidan Gillen, the actor best known for his role as Lord Petyr Baelish A.K.A. Littlefinger on Game of Thrones, has been cast as the villain in the upcoming sequel to The Maze Runner.
Aiden Gillen will appear in The Maze Runner sequel.
'The Maze Runner' will pass the $100 million mark worldwide by next week.
Young-adult adaptation The Maze Runner outpaced the competition at the box-office this weekend to record one of the biggest September openings ever. With $32.5 million , the movie is now sixth - just behind Rush Hour - in all-time best openers for the month and Fox will be hugely satisfied with those numbers.
Dylan O'Brien in 'The Maze Runner'
The movie also opened overseas last weekend and so should be looking at a total haul of around $81.5 million so far - that's without the UK and China markets, where The Maze Runner is yet to open. The next instalment of the movie - The Mazer Runner 2: Scorch Trials, is ready to takes its bow on September 18, 2015.
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The movie based on James Dashner's novel looks set to beat Liam Neeson’s ‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’ for the box office top spot.
The Maze Runner is predicted to top the US box office this weekend, with estimated earnings of $24million. The young-adult thriller opened on Friday (September 20th) to mixed reviews, but it seems US moviegoers have chosen it this weekend over Liam Neeson’s latest offering, A Walk Among the Tombstones.
Dylan O'Brien leads the cast in The Maze Runner
Starring Dylan O'Brien of ‘Teen Wolf’ and ‘Skins’ Kaya Scoderlario, The Maze Runner is hoping to cash in on the popular young adult market, which made millions for franchises such as the Hunger Games and Twilight.
'The Maze Runner' is worth a try this weekend, though Liam Neeson and Kevin Smith also have decent offerings.
The Maze Runner, the latest dystopian young-adult adaptation hits theaters this weekend on the back of a clever viral marketing campaign that should see it come out on top at the box-office. It follows the story of Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) who wakes up trapped in a huge maze with a group of other boys.
Dylan O'Brien in 'The Maze Runner'
Thomas has no memory out of the outside world and must try and navigate himself out of the labyrinth while fitting into the maze's own society.
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Can The Maze Runner live up to the expectations of so many fans?
The Maze Runner, an adaption of the first book in James Dashner's young-adult post-apocalyptic trilogy, hits theaters this weekend and appears to offer something more engaging than recent YA efforts, Divegent, The Giver and If I Stay.
Dylan O'Brien stars in 'The Maze Runner'
With a talented and energetic cast including Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario and Will Poulter, The Maze Runner follows sixteen-year-old Thomas, who awakens in a rusty elevator with no memory of who he is or how he got there. He soon learns that he's in the middle of a complex and intricate maze with a group of other boys, each trying to navigate their way out while in the meantime establishing a functioning society.
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After awakening in a rising elevator with no memory of who he is or what his life was, Thomas finds himself deposited in a strange clearing surrounded by high walls. He is greeted by around 60 other boys, all teenagers, who inform him about their life in The Glade where they are forced to fend for themselves in order to survive. The only escape is a colossal surrounding maze that is frequented everyday by the runners who map out the labyrinth in a bid to find their way out. However, of course nothing is that simple and the boys are not alone in there. Infesting the twists and turns are brutal creatures known as Grievers who will stop at nothing to wipe out the Glade inhabitants. Things get more complicated when the first girl arrives in their midst; the boys are reluctant to trust her especially with the unusual message she presents to them.
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Thomas is a young teenager who suddenly awakens to find himself ascending in an elevator to an unknown destination. He has no memory of his life and arrives into a mysterious clearing surrounded by walls filled with around 60 other boys around his age. The clearing is known as The Glade and the inhabitants spend their days trying to survive on minimal resources while periodically venturing into the surrounding maze to look for an escape. Unfortunately, things aren't that simple as they discover that the maze is inhabited by deadly creatures known as Grievers, who are hellbent on destruction. Soon after Thomas' arrival, an unconscious girl is found in the elevator - the first girl to have ever been sent to the The Glade - with an unusual message, and it seems since both their arrivals, everyone's memories are getting a little clearer.
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'The Dark Moon', the premiere of season 4 of 'Teen Wolf', saw Scott and co. head to Mexico in order to rescue Derek.
The season premiere of Teen Wolf season 4 aired on Monday (23rd June) on MTV. The episode saw the supernatural gang continue on their journey to find werewolf Derek.
Tyler Posey stars as Scott McCall on Teen Wolf.
The show which first aired in 2011 is in its 4th season. The series, based on the 1985 film of the same name, stars Tyler Posey (Scott McCall) as a high school student juggling his nocturnal werewolf activities and his everyday life. Dylan O'Brien co-stars as Tyler's close friend Stiles whilst Tyler Hoechlin plays another werewolf Derek Hale. The core cast are supported by Holland Roden, Shelley Hennig and Arden Cho.
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Let's all just stop asking whether 'The Maze Runner' is the new 'Hunger Games' and start appreciating it for what it really is.
It’s a question you probably hear on a near daily basis. “Is this the new that?” “Is that the new this?” We’re always searching for the new something trying to replace a good thing we already have. That’s what springs to mind when we keep hearing the question, Is The Maze Runner going to be the new Hunger Games? It reminds us of that time we asked if The Hunger Games was the new Twilight. It wasn’t (it was better).
Will The Maze Runner enjoy as much success as The Hunger Games?
So, let’s take a look at the two franchises separately. Starring Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games has surpassed all expectations of how popular it would become. Adapted from the young adult novels, the basic story is set in dystopian America and revolves around Katniss Everdeen, played by Lawrence.
'Teen Wolf' star Dylan O'Brien stars in the upcoming movie 'The Maze Runner', but is it a contender for the other young-adult movies?
Just as everyone was beginning to get really hyped up for Shailene Woodley's upcoming flick Divergent it looks like another movie may be just about to steal its thunder. You've got to act fast in this business (or you'll get hunted down, if these movies are anything to go by!). Based on the series by James Dashner, The Maze Runner certainly looks like it will be worthy of joining the list of big box office movies based on young adult books. Over the past few years movies aimed at a young adult audience, such as the Harry Potter series, Twilight franchise, The Hunger Games and currently Dviergent, have been vastly popular, drawing in huge audiences of young adults and adults alike. They've definitely become a guilty pleasure, whether you're 15 or 50 years old.
Teen Wolf's Dylan O'Brien will star in The Maze Runner
Starring Teen Wolf’s Dylan O’Brien, The Maze Runner seems to be a solid contender to challenge The Hunger Games and Divergent in action and story, although unlike the other two movies, this one has a male lead. We think we’ll allow a boy to take control for once, there has been a lot of girl power in movies lately, we feel like we've had our fix! Although no one could rival The Hunger Games' Katniss Everdeen in our eyes.
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This Wedding Crashers reunion has enough snappy dialog to keep us laughing even if the film itself feels like little more than a two-hour Google advert. Thankfully, Vaughn and Wilson are back on form after a number of flabby roles, and they keep the energy levels high enough to distract us from the fact that there's virtually nothing to either the character or the plot.
They play Billy and Nick, salesmen who are left unemployed when their company closes down. Nick finds a new job with his tattooed brother-in-law (Ferrell), but Billy talks him into ditching it for a summer internship at Google, where they join a mob of teen brainiacs in a battle for permanent jobs. Their ethnically diverse team of misfits (including O'Brien, Sircar and Raphael) is led by 23-year-old Lyle (Brener), and after a series of mishaps they begin to work together, surprising their aggressive rival (Minghella) and the intern programme director (Mandvi). Meanwhile, Nick flirts comically with Google exec Dana (Byrne).
This is a deeply lazy script that can't even be bothered to differentiate between the personalities of Billy and Nick, let alone anyone else on screen. Each person is defined by a couple of superficial characteristics, so there are no actual relationships between anyone. Billy and Nick aren't even allowed a hint of bromance. And it's simply insulting how the screenplay makes these two "old" men illiterate about both computers and culture (they've never heard of X-men?). Of course, they also teach the kids a lot about partying away from computer screens.
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'Teen Wolf' star Dylan O'Brien talks about his latest movie 'The Internship' which was filmed at the Google headquarters. He talks about what it was like filming there, his Google souvenirs and his upcoming movie projects.
Billy and Nick thought they were the perfect sales team, but their careers hit rock bottom when the owner of their company shut up shop due to the ever increasing internet preference among consumers. However, Billy soon manages to find a way for them to pick up a new, more stable job in the world of technological advancement and lands them an interview for an internship with global internet giant Google. As interns, they are made to compete for a full time job with an army of young, genius students who way out-geek Billy and Nick and whose expertise in technology is formidable. As much as they try and fit in with them, the students just can't help themselves and find every opportunity to take advantage of their computer naivety.
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