With The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials set for 2015, casting is starting to heat up. It was announced today that Aidan Gillen, best known as Littlefinger on Game of Thrones, is going to play the main villain Janson.
The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials picks up directly after the hit James Dashner adaptation The Maze Runner left off. The teen heroes have (SPOILER ALERT) escaped the maze and are now on the run in a world turned into a wasteland ravaged by solar flares. Assistant Director Janson, also referred to as "Rat-Man", is the highest ranking official in the organization WICKED after Chancellor Paige. Janson is the main antagonist in the Maze Runner Trilogy.Read More
Actors Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, and Aidan Gillen have joined the cast of Cavalry for director John Michael McDonagh (The Guard).
The dark comedy centers on a priest (Brendan Gleeson) who is told during a confession that he will be murdered within one week. Chris O'Dowd, and Aidan Gillen will play members of his community, the Irish town of Sligo. Kelly Reilly and David Wilmot also star as Sligo residents.Read More
Man on Wire director James Marsh has lined up a cast for Shadow Dancer with Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough, Aidan Gillen, and Gillian Anderson attached to star.
Shadow Dancer was released May 31st, 2013.Read More
According to The Hollywood Reporter, HBO's fantasy epic Game of Thrones has cast Aidan Gillen (The Wire) to play the character Littlefinger on the show.
In the show, Littlefinger is an adviser to King Robert who takes advantage of those in power to fit his own agenda.Read More