Blake Cooper takes questions after a screening of “Measure of a Man” at Village East Cinema in New York on May 8, 2018. Blake Cooper Taking the Measure of a Man by Jay S. Jacobs There is a certain irony about the fact that the new movie Measure of a Man stars Blake Cooper as a boy coming of age, because we’ve been watching Cooper grow up before our eyes for a few years now. We first met him – both as film fans and personally with our first interview – when he was 13 years old
MEASURE OF A MAN (2017) Starring Blake Cooper, Donald Sutherland, Judy Greer, Luke Wilson, Liana Liberato, Danielle Rose Russell, Luke Benward, Sam Keeley, Beau Knapp, Lexie Roth, Kristen Annese, Peter Harris, Haley Pine, Ryan Boudreau, Brian Faherty, John J. Burke, Jessica Kent, Joseph Bianchi-Coppola, Joanna Herrington, Rosario Corso, Connor Holden and Colleen McGovern. Screenplay by David Scearse. Directed by Jim Loach. Distributed by Great Point Media. 100 minutes. Rated
Blake Cooper at the Westin Hotel in Mount Laurel, NJ for a premiere party for “The Maze Runner.” Photo copyright 2014 George Seth Wagner. Blake Cooper Born To Maze Run by Jay S. Jacobs If life went as expected, 12-year-old Blake Cooper would have had to have gone to a suburban Atlanta cineplex to experience the summer blockbuster The Maze Runner. However, life is a crazy thing, and instead he is actually playing a breakout role the dystopian fantasy tale. Funny how life goes.
The Maze Runner THE MAZE RUNNER (2014) Starring Dylan O’Brien, Aml Ameen, Ki Hong Lee, Blake Cooper, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Will Poulter, Dexter Darden, Kaya Scodelario, Chris Sheffield, Joe Adler, Alexander Flores, Jacob Latimore, Randall D. Cunningham, Don McManus and Patricia Clarkson. Screenplay by Noah Oppenheim, Grant Pierce Myers and T.S. Nowlin. Directed by Wes Ball. Distributed by 20th Century Fox. 113 minutes. Rated PG-13. I can’t decide if it is disheartening or