THE MAZE RUNNER Author James Dashner On His Favorite Written Character

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If you’ve been on any of James Dashner‘s #DashnerChat sessions on Twitter, then you probably already know the answer to this question, but he expands a little on why he does love this character and how he came up with said character’s name.

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THE MAZE RUNNER Cast Twitter Chat Recap

Earlier today, many members of the cast  of THE MAZE RUNNER as well as director Wes Ball, author James Dashner and producer Wyck Godfrey held their first official Twitter Chat. Here are a few of the (many) highlights.

“Could You survive in The Maze?”:

The Use of “Glade Lingo”:

Favorite, Hardest, Saddest and Most Difficult Scenes:

Bloopers and General Fun on the Set:

Some Other General Things About the Movie:

The chat officially wrapped with a Facebook video from the cast that you can watch below.

If you think that was a lot of Tweets, you won’t believe the full chat, which you can find on the Maze Runner Movie Twitter.

It was also mentioned a few times that James Dashner is headed to the set to film his cameo in the film tomorrow. Filming wraps on Friday. Producer Wyck Godfrey also made a point to say that THE MAZE RUNNER may still have some Comic Con presence besides James Dashner participating in the “What’s Behind the Door: Fiction that Thrills” panel on Sunday

Minho’s MAZE RUNNER Character Card

Another day, another awesome character card–this time it’s Ki Hong Lee as Minho!

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MAZE RUNNER Author James Dashner Does June Tweet Chat While In San Diego

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James Dashner happened to be vacationing in my home town during this month’s Dashner tweet chat, which was held on Thursday, June 27th.  Here’re some highlights from that chat.

On San Diego Comic-Con (which takes place July 18-21, 2013):

On release dates for The Eye of Minds:

On visualizing characters:

On being in The Maze Runner movie:

On fangirling:

On The Hunger Games comparison:

On the Dashner Army Logo Challenge:

On The Eye of Minds series:

On killing characters:

On The Maze Runner set:

On comparing The Maze Runner to The Eye of Minds:

On The Death Cure:

On creating plot twists:

On fans worries about the movie being more romantic:

  On death in The Eye of Minds:

On movie release on Valentine’s Day:

On the movie trailer:

On favorite characters:

On principal filming:

On sequel title to The Eye of Minds:

On writing The Maze Runner:

THE MAZE RUNNER Actor Ki Hong Lee Gives Video Update

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Not only does Ki Hong Lee (Minho) give us plenty o’ tweets, but he’s also posted this YouTube video along with his fellow glader, Will Poulter (Gally):

It seems that Will got a lot of firsts during his time with the Maze Runner cast, including a visit to a Waffle House  (I’ve done that!)

And apparently, the nickname for Thomas “TBS” Brodie-Sangster is Thomas “TBG” Brodie-Gangster.  I guess that’s a cool thing, though, because obviously our dear Thomas is not really a gangster.  He plays Newt, after all.

Plus, you gotta love Will for his “Pow!” moments.

So, what do you think of this video?  Can’t wait to see more?  Comment below!

And for added bonus, here’s the outtakes video:

Cast Member Tweets – Ki Hong Lee

An update of  Ki Hong Lee‘s tweets (and instagrams):

 

 

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Ki Hong answers some fan questions (click on Continue reading for more):

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Ki Hong Lee talks ‘The Maze Runner’ in You Tube Video

Ki Hong Lee, the actor cast to play Minho in 2014’s The Maze Runner movie, happens to have his own You Tube channel, in which he does humorous videos in his spare time.  In the latest video skit, which you should watch his first video skit if you want to understand what’s really going on in this video, he gets to talk about being in the actual legitimate movie.

via Page to Premiere Network.