Maze Runner star Dylan O’Brien joins Oscar winner Mark Rylance in crime drama The Outfit

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.

Maze runner star Dylan O'Brien, pictured in December 2018, has been cast in the upcoming crime drama The Outfit

He will star opposite British actor Mark Rylance, pictured in May 2008

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

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

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

Also joining the cast of The Outfit is Zoey Deutch, known for Netflix's The Politician and Set It Up

Johnny Flynn who was most recently seen in Netflix's The Dig is also on board

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

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

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

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