The Maze Runner Movie Sequel, The Scorch Trials, is a Go!

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20th Century Fox

20th Century Fox

Remember when we said the Maze Runner sequel possibility news was everything? Well, we lied because THIS is actually everything: The Scorch Trials film has been greenlit by Fox!

According to Deadline, even though the first of the franchise has yet to hit theaters, the studio behind the Dylan O’Brien-led flick has optioned to buy the rights to James Dashner‘s second novel in the series. Oh, and it gets better — the studio has set T.S. Nowlin, the writer of the new Fantastic Four (starring Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan), to adapt!

The Maze Runner, featuring Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and a bunch of other young talents, hits theaters on September 19. Until then, catch all the latest posters and stills here: