The ‘Maze Runner’ sequel ‘Scorch Trials’ begins filming in New Mexico this month


The Maze Runner has only been in theaters for a couple of weeks but 20th Fox is already in pre-production on a sequel, The Scorch Trials in New Mexico.

“We’ve got stages, we’ve got crews coming in, Dylan [O’Brien] will be back in a few weeks, we’re building sets, and the script is being written,” The Maze Runner director Wes Ball said. “It’s a bit of a race this time because we’re cautiously optimistic, but we’re feeling excited we’re about to do something that’s way more sophisticated, way more grown up, and really set up a saga here.”

EG Casting is also looking for a female stand-in who is 5’6″ and has dark brown hair. Applicants must have complete availability, requires meeting the director of photography for Scorch Trials. Email photo with sizes and phone number to

The Scorch Trials will be filmed in Albuquerque and other locations around the state starting Oct. 27.

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