Emmanuel, known for appearing in Game of Thrones has been added to the cast for The Scorch Trials, the sequel to the highly successful film adapted from the first book of a trilogy, The Maze Runner.
From the first movie, it is confirmed that Dylan O’Brien and Will Poulter will be returning for the sequel, as to the other actors’ return, no information has been given yet.
Filming for the sequel will start in November and director Wes Ball will return to produce the film.
Other casting information has also been released, including details about how other Game of Thrones co-stars will be joining Emmanuel on The Scorch Trials set very soon. Actors such as Aidan Gillen, Rosa Salazar and Giancarlo Esposito have joined the Runner team.
Regarding Nathalie Emmanuel’s role, information on her character has been shared; Emmanuel will be portraying Harriet, the leader of escapees from another maze also set by the same creators that entrapped Thomas’ (O’Brien’s) group and she is their leader.
Harriet’s character is also meant to be present in the third film, adapting the final book in the series.
Besides her now known joint into the Runner team, she will also appear in the much anticipated Fast & Furious 7 film which will, hopefully, be released soon to calm all the fans.
The sequel to The Maze Runner, The Scorch Trials, is due to be released in September 2015.