by: Sammy Mink
Lili Taylor is the latest actor to join the cast of THE SCORCH TRIALS. The adventure sci-fi sequel follows the familar faces of The Maze Runner as they face a treacherous challenge on the open roads of a devastated planet. Taylor has been cast as Mary Cooper, a doctor who helps Thomas (played by Dylan O’Brien) and his friends. Wes Ball is returning to direct the sequel from a script penned by T.S. Nowlin.
Taylor is primarily remembered for her roles in classic 80s films like Mystic Pizza and Say Anything. More recently, Taylor has appeared in the crime drama Public Enemies, James Wan’s horror flick The Conjuring, and last year’s crime thriller Blood Ties. She has also appeared on TV series like Six Feet Under, Hemlock Grove, and Gotham.