8 GIFs from The Maze Runner Trailer That’ll Make Your Heart Race
We’re gonna admit something to you guys we don’t think we’ve said out loud before; when the release date for The Maze Runner moved from February 14 to September 19, we were getting pretty nervous. Like, why would they push it to so much later in the year? Was it that bad of a movie that the creators felt it was necessary? Director Wes Ball seemed optimistic at the time, saying, “Just imagine the cool stuff we can do with a little extra time,” but we were still skeptical. Fortunately, our faith in the film is now 100% restored.
During last night’s episode of Teen Wolf, the book-to-movie adaptation’s star, Dylan O’Brien, introduced the TMR trailer, and O… M… G! Our expectations were exceeded by a long-shot. Before you see why, here are eight GIFs from the footage that’ll make your hearts race — even if you’ve never read the series:
For those not fully in the know, here’s the synopsis: “Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they’re all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.”
The Maze Runner hits theaters on September 19. Until then, watch the first official trailer for the film, starring Dylan O’Brien, here: