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Having suffered a major delay in filming after an on set accident involving leading man Dylan O’Brien, the fate of the third in “The Maze Runner” trilogy was left in limbo. However, the star regained health and the cast and crew returned to set to finish off the remainder of the film. The first in the franchise, “The Maze Runner,” was met with somewhat muted appraisal, coming too soon off the heels of every other YA adaptation to not be met with some fatigue. Continue reading ‘Maze Runner: The Death Cure’ Trailer: The Trilogy Comes To A Close at The Playlist.

In a shocking revelation Thursday, news broke that earlier this summer Selena Gomez underwent a kidney transplant due to her continuing battle against Lupus. Somehow, this major news about one of the world’s biggest pop stars was kept incredibly quiet not only in the mainstream media, but social media where almost everything is posted by someone, somewhere. It was sort of a strange coincidence this was revealed considering I was prepping a podcast episode I recorded with Dylan O’Brien last month in conjunction with his new movie “American Assassin.” A conversation that described how truly taxing and traumatic his accident was on the set of “The Maze Runner: The Death Cure” in March, 2016. Continue reading Dylan O’Brien: “I Was Emotional Stepping On The Set” Of ‘American Assassin’ After Injury [Podcast] at The Playlist.

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Dylan O’Brien is getting re-Bourne. “The Maze Runner” and “Teen Wolf” star is 25 and it’s time to take on some more adult roles, so he’s doing a hard pivot into “American Assassin,” which sees O’Brien going into ruthless action mode. Based on the best-selling book by Vince Flynn, and undoubtedly eyed as a franchise, the film follows a young man recruited and trained to work in CIA black ops, where he becomes the ultimate weapon against terrorists. Continue reading New Trailer For ‘American Assassin’ Turns Dylan O’Brien Into The Ultimate Weapon at The Playlist.

The journey of Vince Flynn‘s novel “American Assassin” to the big screen has been an interesting one. Over the years, directors like Antoine Fuqua, Ed Zwick, and Jeffrey Nachmanoff were linked to the adaptation, while Chris Hemsworth and Bruce Willis were also mentioned for roles. But it took rising star Dylan O’Brien (“The Maze Runner“) and director Michael Cuesta (“Kill The Messenger“) to get the movie in front of cameras. Continue reading Dylan O’Brien Is The ‘American Assassin’ In Red Band Trailer For Thriller With Michael Keaton & Taylor Kitsch at The Playlist.