First MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS Pics Feature Dylan O’Brien & Gladers

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EW and People have released the Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials first look images, showing off Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and the other Gladers.

Directed by Wes Ball, the sequel to last year’s dystopian sci-fi hit action picks up right where The Maze Runner left off.

“We don’t want to call them zombies, but they fit into that category,” director explains “They’re not undead, but they are rage-filled.”

There are no rules — all bets are off.

Based on James Dashner’s bestselling 2010 novel, the film sees O’Brien back in the lead role, joined by Kaya Scodelario  as Teresa, Thomas Brodie-Sangster as Newt and Ki Hong Lee as Minho, as well as the new cast members Rosa Salazar, Aidan Gillen, Giancarlo Esposito, Katherine McNamara, Jacob Lofland, Lili Taylor, Jenny Gabrielle and Barry Pepper.

Check out the first photos in the gallery below.

In this next chapter of the epic “Maze Runner” saga, Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD’s vastly superior forces and uncover its shocking plans for them all.

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials is set for a September 18th release.