by: Sammy Mink
“Game of Thrones” actor Aidan Gillen has been cast in the upcoming “Maze Runner” sequel THE SCORCH TRIALS. The sci-fi adventure sequel rejoins the group of kids who face a treacherous challenge on the open roads of a devastated planet that has been ravaged by solar flares. Gillen will play Janson, the villain of the project, also known as Rat-Man.
TV fans will recognize Gillen for his role as Littlefinger on “Game of Thrones” and even as Mayor Tommy Carcetti from “The Wire.” He also starred as Stuart Jones on the British series “Queer as Folk.” On the big screen, Gillen has appeared in “Shanghai Knights,” “The Dark Knight Rises,” and “Calvary.” Next up, Gillen will star in Irish comedy “You’re Ugly Too.”