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

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Final THE MAZE RUNNER Character Card – Thomas Brodie-Sangster as Newt

The final Character Card for THE MAZE RUNNER was released today shortly before the Twitter Chat started, and it’s for Newt!

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The Twitter Chat may already be over, but you can read through all of the tweets @MazeRunnerMovie and we will have a recap post with some highlights later tonight!

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

The only way to spend vacation.

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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:

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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Everything is Going to Change

Every major character in The Maze Runner gets a chance to shine in this awesome digital art by Red-Icarian-Leen— even The Gladers’ dog, Bark! Can you guess who everyone is before clicking on the photo to find out the answer?

Maze Runner Book Cover Fan Art Collage by Red Icarian Leen

TMR Fan Art: Together in a Perfect World

There’s not a whole lot of Maze Runner fan art, but this one is exceptional. I like traditional art as much as CG art, so long as it gets its point across, and I think it does so in this image.

From left to right: Teresa, Church, Thomas, and Newt

Art by Gubblyn, and you can get a larger image of it here.

Notes from Newt

If you haven’t read The Death Cure yet you probably won’t want to read any futher, spoilers are ahead!

If you have read The Death Cure then you will know these are the two notes that Newt writes – one for Thomas and one for all of his friends – during the course of the book.  I think Newt very well may be my favorite character in the trilogy and I find these notes to both be quite heartbreaking.  Out of everyone I would say Newt had some of the worst luck, if not the worst luck, of all of the Gladers.  Would you agree?

These come to us from thatnewtguy.tumblr.com