Maze Runner star Dylan O’Brien is set to star with Oscar winner Mark Rylance in crime drama The Outfit.
The actor, 29, who originated the character of Thomas in the hit movie franchise, is on board the project which will mark the feature directorial debut of screenwriter Graham Moore.
The cast also includes The Dig’s Johnny Flynn and Zoey Deutch, Deadline.com reported Tuesday.
New movie: Maze Runner star Dylan O’Brien, pictured left in December 2018, is set to star with Oscar winner Mark Rylance, right in May 2008, in crime drama The Outfit
In The Outfit, British actor Rylance plays a former Savile Row tailor who made a living making suits for the wealthy in London.
Following a personal tragedy, however, he ends up in Chicago.
There, in the Windy City, he runs a small shop in a rough part of town making clothes for a wealthy family of vicious gangsters.
Filming is slated to begin in London in March, according to Deadline.
Rylance, who won an Oscar for 2015’s Bridge of Spies opposite Tom Hanks, was most recently seen as attorney Willliam Kuntsker in Aaron Sorkin’s The Trail of the Chicago 7 on Netflix
Famous face: O’Brien, 29, originated the character of Thomas in the hit movie franchise and starred in all three Maze Runner films as well as in the TV series Teen Wolf
Supporting roles: Also joining the cast of The Outfit are Zoey Deutch, known for Netflix’s The Politician and Set It Up, and Johnny Flynn who was most recently seen in Netflix’s The Dig
Rylance most recently starred in Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial Of The Chicago 7 on Netflix. He won a best supporting actor Academy Award for 2015’s Bridge of Spies opposite Tom Hanks.
Moore, who won an Oscar for his adapted screenplay for 2014’s The Imitation Game, is directing The Outfit from a screenplay he co-wrote with Johnathan McClain.
In a statement, he said: ‘If you’d told me years ago, when Johnathan and I were first dreaming up this story, that I’d get to direct my first film with a cast as exquisitely talented as Mark, Zoey, Dylan and Johnny, I’d have said you were nuts.
‘And honestly, if you’d said that back then, you might have been. This film is such a deep labor of love for me and our whole team.’
Man of words: The Outfit will mark the directorial feature debut of Oscar-winning screenwriter Graham Moore who co-authored the screenplay with Johnathan McClain
Breakthrough: Moore is best known for writing the screenplay for 2014’s The Imitation Game. Filming on The Outfit is slated to start in London in March