Patricia will be playing the enigmatic Chancellor Ava Paige, who is testing children in this dystopian world to find the strongest warriors.
The movie stars Dylan O’Brien from MTV’s “Teen Wolf” as Thomas, who comes out of a place called “The Glade” with no memory how he got there, but he joins up with other boys his own age who start their own makeshift society.
Directed by first-time feature filmmaker Wes Ball, the cast is rounded out by Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Ki Hong Lee, Aml Ameen, Will Poulter and Blake Cooper.
Most recently, Clarkson could be seen in the eco-terrorist thriller The East.
The Maze Runner is currently scheduled for release on February 14, 2014