‘The Maze Runner’ Continues Casting Drops

Jacob Latimore

Jacob Latimore – who can be seen next in the Fox Searchlight pic Black Nativity as well as Universal’s Ride Along – has joined the cast of Fox’s The Maze Runner starring Dylan O’Brien, Variety reports.

Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario and Aml Ameen also star, with Wes Ball helming.

The pic is an adaptation of the James Dashner novel and is set in a post-apocalyptic world where a group of teenage boys are trapped in an enormous maze and seek their freedom.

Noah Oppenheim wrote the original screenplay with most recent draft by T.S. Nowlin. Production starts in Baton Rouge, La. this month.