Dylan O’Brien Starrer Maze Runner 3 Filming Resumes In Cape Town

By Neha Bakshi | 2 years ago
Dylan O’Brien Starrer Maze Runner 3 Filming Resumes In Cape Town
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Maze Runner 3, also known as The Death Cure, is the sequel to the 2015 super successful film, The Scorch Trials, and the final part of the franchise.

The entire trilogy is based on the book of the same name written by James Dashner. The film was halted in March last year after the lead actor, Dylan O’Brien, was severely injured on the set during a stunt. The filming was postponed for an indefinite period as O’Brien was suggested to take rest before resuming work. However, in the latest update, it is revealed that the team is resuming the production and again.

Maze Runner 3 Storyline

Maze Runner 3 will pick up right after the conclusion of the second part. At the end of The Scorch Trials, O’Brien’s character, Thomas, vowed to take vengeance on the organization of WCKD. The survivors in this part are gearing up to fight off WCKD one last time. Also, they are trying to find the cure for the deadly disease, The Flare, that has caused a huge casualty in the world. Only a handful of the people have managed to survive from The Flare but will Gladers be able to save the world this time?

Also, they are trying to find the cure for the deadly disease, The Flare, that has caused a huge casualty in the world. Only a handful of the people have managed to survive from The Flare but will Gladers be able to save the world this time?

Thomas and his friends will be tested for their loyalty and friendship while fighting against WCKD. It is speculated that not all of them will be able to survive the gruesome battle. However, it isn’t known whether the film will end with losing some of its characters or not.

Maze Runner 3 director Wes Ball mentioned earlier that this film is going to have a very different story. There will be no real similarities in this part and the prequels. In fact, the film script varies from the original book of author James Dashner in many ways. The final part of the franchise is also said to have an assorted genre with wide-ranging color palette and terrain.

Cast Members

This part will see the return of all major characters of the franchise. Cast members include Dylan O’Brien (as Thomas), Patricia Clarkson (as Ava Paige), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (as Newt), Kaya Scodelario (as Teresa Agnes), Nathalie Emmanuel (as Harriet) and Dexter Darden (as Frypan).

Dylan O’Brien’s Accident & Film Delay

O’Brien had sustained severe injuries on the set of the film while shooting in Vancouver last year. He has injuries in the head and some fractures. Hence, the film was then postponed for an indefinite period. However, after a gap of an entire year, the production has resumed and the Teen Wolf actor is back to action. (Via Den of Geek)

At first, it was reported that he had suffered minor injuries but it was later confirmed that it was something serious. He was suggested to take complete rest before getting back to the acting business.The film set of Vancouver was later shut down by the authorities to ensure the safety of the workers on the set. It was alleged that the mishap happened to due to low safety measure was taken by the producers. There were numerous reports about his accident, reasons and his health round the year. However, the filming has begun in from last month at Cape Town.

The film set of Vancouver was later shut down by the authorities to ensure the safety of the workers on the set. It was alleged that the mishap happened to due to low safety measures taken by the producers. There were numerous reports about his accident, its reasons, and his health. However, the filming had resumed in Cape Town last month.

No official images from the sets have been unveiled so far. Fans are anxiously waiting to find out about O’Brien and the film’s latest update.

Release Date

Maze Runner 3 was originally scheduled to be released on Feb. 17, 2017. But after several delays, the film was again rescheduled to come out on Jan. 12, 2018. Stay tuned for more updates on the upcoming film.

Also Read: Maze Runner 3 Resumes Filming Soon, Says Franchise Star Patricia Clarkson

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Neha graduated in Electronic Media and has worked with Timea group for 3 years. She is passionate about learning languages and is certified French Language Expert. She joined MNG in 2015.