By Matt O'Bryant
Ready Player One adaptation has found its Wade Watts!
According to Deadline Tye Sheridan (MUD, JOE) has been cast in the lead role of Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Ernest Clines' Ready Player One. Sheridan will join Olivia Cooke (Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl) and Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline, Rogue One) who have already been cast as Samantha Cook and Nolan Sorrento. For more details check out Deadline's article.
Do you like the casting? How anticipated are you for Spielberg's adaptation of this beloved novel? Sound off in the comments below with your thoughts.
Here's the official synopsis:
The story of a virtual-reality game creator who offers up his entire company to the best player who can find an Easter egg in one of his many virtual worlds via a game called OASIS. A teenager named Wade Watts decides to take it on after millions have failed over many years. The key to winning the game is a plethora of pop culture clues from the 1980s. Whomever figures it out and wins the game — without having their avatars killed in the process — takes over the entire OASIS empire.
Ready Player One is set to hit theaters on March 30th, 2018.