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Blake Cooper Maze Runner

September 22, 20147 min
After reading James Dashner’s international bestselling adventure story, THE MAZE RUNNER, twelve year old Blake Cooper related so well to the character of ‘Chuck’ that upon discovering a big screen adaptation in the works, he took to Twitter to voice his case to play the role. The book’s rabid fan base took it from there with a passionate grassroots casting campaign, ultimately convincing director Wes Ball to audition the young actor. Blake landed the role of Chuck, and the rest is history, as THE MAZE RUNNER (20th Century FOX) opens nationwide on September 19th, effectively launching the career of this Boy Scout from an Atlanta-area farm to the Hollywood limelight. 2014 is proving to be a life-changing year for Blake who has also just been chosen to star as Xander Jaxson, the son of Sam Trammell, and grandson of Brian Dennehey in Amazon Studio’s new series, COCKED. An hourlong dramedy, COCKED follows an estranged son (Trammell) who returns to work with his family at their gun manufac

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