Ready Player One Synopsis
Warner Bros. and De Line Pictures have secured the rights to Ernest Cline's debut novel Ready Player One. The book focuses on teen Wade Watts, who escapes his bleak surroundings by logging into Oasis, a globally networked utopia where users lead idyllic lives. The game’s eccentric founder dies and offers his billion dollar fortune as the grand prize in an elaborate treasure hunt. Watts competes against rival game players and corporate foes who’ll do anything, in the Oasis world and in the real world to reach the treasure first.
Mark Rylance has signed on to star as James Donovan Halliday, the creator of a virtual reality world in Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One.
Simon Pegg is in talks to play Orgen Morrow, the co-creator of the virtual gaming world Oasis in Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One.
X-Men: Apocalypse star Tye Sheridan has signed on to play the lead role of Wade Watts in Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One.
Warner Bros. has pushed Steven Spielberg's adaptation Ready Player One into the spring of 2018, giving it some distance from Star Wars 8.
Rogue One star Ben Mendelsohn is in talks to play the main villain in Ready Player One, an executive plotting to procure a major tech company.
Bates Motel star Olivia Cooke is in negotiations to play the female lead in Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One.
A new report claims director Steven Spielberg is trying to coax Gene Wilder out of retirement for The BFG or Ready Player One.
Director Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Ready Player One, based on the Ernest Cline novel, is set for release during the 2017 holiday season.
Steven Spielberg has signed on to direct an adaptation of Ernest Cline's popular novel Ready Player One, which is set in a virtual world.
Christopher Nolan isn't the only director wanted for Ready Player One, with Edgar Wright and Matthew Vaughn also sought.
Warner Bros. has made an offer for Christopher Nolan to direct Ready Player One, centering on a virtual reality competition.
Writer Zak Penn updates on Ready Player One, saying that it may be tough to include all of the 80s movies and video games from the book.
Four years after Warner Bros. won a bidding war for the video game thriller Ready Player One, the studio has brought on Zak Penn to rewrite Ernest Cline's original script.
Fanboys screenwriter Ernie Cline gets a six-figure deal for his debut novel after an intense bidding war.