The book is set in a post-apocalyptic world and follows a boy named Thomas, whose memory has been wiped as part of a mysterious test. After his brain is wiped, he is thrown into a giant maze with a group of boys. He soon learns that he was destined to become a maze runner and embarks on a voyage to freedom. Noah Oppenheim wrote the script for the film.
The studio recently picked up the director's short film Ruin, which became an internet sensation earlier this year. He is also set to direct the feature length version of that film.
The Maze Runner comes to theaters September 19th, 2014 and stars Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Patricia Clarkson, Chris Sheffield, Ki Hong Lee, Blake Cooper. The film is directed by Wes Ball.