So incredibly proud and excited for The Maze Runner trilogy cast and crew. Kaya Scodelario will be in the new Pirates of the Carribean. Dylan O’Brien will join Deepwater Horizon/The Long Night opposite Mark Wahlberg and other fantastic actors. Will Poulter has one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year The Revenant coming up, and is going to play Pennywise the clown. Kat McNamara landed the lead in the Shadowhunters tv show. The mastermind behind our beautiful soundtrack John Paesano knocked it out of the park on the Daredevil soundtrack.  The list goes on and on. 

A huge round of congratulations to our talented Maze Runner family! 


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For more: My True Love Gave to Me, Let It Snow, Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares, Shiver, Bittersweet, The Gathering Storm, Girl Overboard, Ex-Mas, and Lovely Dark and Deep.


The Brain Scoop:
The Audubon Field Guide

It’s John James Audubon’s birthday on April 26th, so we decided to celebrate his life and illustrative legacy by focusing on The Field Museum’s Library/Archives, which house a complete set of his infamous work: The Birds of America. Every Tuesday our librarians change a single page in one of the four massive volumes to reveal a new print - out of 435 different images, it will take more than 8 years to repeat a single image. 

Audubon was an interesting and often times amusing character from history but there is a certain relatability to his life: he started on this artist pilgrimage when he was 35, he failed publicly and often, was unconventional in his artistry, and at times was quite unpopular - but in the end he left an impact on his world which we still see today, 163 years after his death. 

Happy Birthday, J. J. Your gorgeous flowing locks will never be forgotten. 


Aquarius: Character intros from original screenplay by John McNamara


Producer Marty Adelstein & creator John McNamara discuss Aquarius.