OK, we admit, the first slice of The Maze Runner, while certainly enjoyable, didn’t exactly leave us panting for more.

But here’s the trailer for sequel Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, set for a September 17 release.

Here’s the synopsis:

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. 

And here’s the trailer:

Directed by Wes Ball, The Scorch Trials also features the likes of Aidan Gillen and Nathalie Emmanuel.

About The Author

Simon Fitzjohn

Simon is a journalism tutor in London, who also just happens to be a movie fanatic, with a craving for the darker side of cinema. He has written two books, one on the horror films of director Bob Clark (2014) and the other on the history of the character Norman Bates (2015). His third book, on the work of British exploitation director Pete Walker, is due in 2017.