Kaya Scodelario Joins 'Maze Runner'

Kaya Scodelario Joins 'Maze Runner'

Kaya Scodelario has been officially announced as the newest cast member of The Maze Runner.

The film’s director, Wes Ball, tweeted the news: “Aml Ameen and Kaya Scodelario were mesmerizing on camera today. Oops. Did I just reveal @kScodders is our Teresa? :)”

“Thank u so much 2 everyone sending me good vibes 4 #mazeRunner I can’t tell you how excited I am to be a part of it!Thanks Fox and @wesball” Kaya added later on after wrapping for the day.

Co-star Aml, who plays Alby, responded to Wes‘ tweet, saying, “This girl is Ace! Fellow Londoner #BrapBrap “even though I never say that” Echo what Wes says she’s a champ!”

The Maze Runner, based off of James Dashner‘s book of the same name, follows Thomas, who wakes up in an elevator, remembering nothing but his own name. He emerges into a world of about 60 teen boys who have learned to survive in a completely enclosed environment, subsisting on their own agriculture and supplies from below.

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  • Lisa

    Kaya is so AWESOME!!!!!!

  • bEA

    Whenever I read YA books Kaya comes to my mind as a female hero
    She’s my personal :

    Hunger games’ Katniss
    City of Bones’ Isabelle Lockwood
    The host: Melanie/Wanda

    and now my dream has come true and she plays Teresa!!!
    She’s such a good actress, hopefully this time producers and academy voters will take notice.

  • cyborgirl


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