Warner Bros bought the movie rights to Ready Player One, the 2011 dystopian science-fiction novel of the same name written by Ernest Cline. And director Steven Spielberg is set to helm the movie adaptation. Check out the plot synopsis of Ready Player One:
“The story revolves around a young outcast named Wade Watts. In the near future, Watts escapes from his daily drudgery by logging onto an MMO game called ‘The Oasis’. When the game’s billionaire founder dies, he offers players his fortune as the prize in an easter egg hunt within The Oasis. Watts gets in on the action then after five years finds himself facing off against corporate foes who will go to any lengths to get the money — in both the real world and in The Oasis.”
The author talks abut the story and the upcoming movie int his video:
Ernest Cline talks about Ready Player One movie
The cast hasn’t been announced yet, but according to the online rumor Actor Ben Mendelsohn could play the lead villain Nolan Sorrento and Olivia Cooke would play Samantha Evelyn Cook aka Art3mis.
The release date of the movie Ready Player One is set to December 15, 2017.
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