Wes Ball, director of the upcoming film, The Maze Runner, has just announced that Kaya has been cast as the female lead, Teresa, in the film via twitter. The film will start production on May 13th in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Kaya has already flew down for rehearsals. The film is already slated to arrive into theatres February 14, 2014. The Maze Runner is based upon the first novel of a YA sci-fi trilogy by James Dashner. You can read the synopsis below:
Thomas wakes up in an elevator, remembering nothing but his own name. He emerges into a world of about 60 teen boys who have learned to survive in a completely enclosed environment, subsisting on their own agriculture and supplies from below. A new boy arrives every 30 days. The original group has been in “the glade” for two years, trying to find a way to escape through a maze that surrounds their living space. They have begun to give up hope. Then a comatose girl arrives with a strange note, and their world begins to change.