Sunday, September 21, 2014

Wes Ball talks with LA Times

Wes Ball talks Dylan, James Dashner, and more with the LA Times.

Check out the highlights below:

On the onscreen grime:
When you see people in the movie looking sweaty and dirty, it’s real. We didn’t want anything that was too polished or bubble gum. We wanted something that was real and edgy and hard.

On the process of making TMR:
There was a bliss in the naive approach to things. Sometimes we would do things a little differently and it would work and be fine. We were all trying to prove ourselves a little bit too.

On adaptation faithfulness and James Dashner:
I was like, there’s a reason this book is so popular with kids. Let’s not lose the spirit. Throughout the process I reached out to James and just kept him in the loop, kind of invited him into the process really early on. He’s a cheerleader for us.

Check out the rest of the article at the source!

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