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Tye Sheridan Lands The Lead Role In Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’
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Tye Sheridan

Tye Sheridan may not be the most recognizable name at first, but he does have a growing resume that will make him one.

The actor who has appeared in films such as Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life and the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse has just signed on for the lead role in Steven Spielberg‘s adaptation of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One. The casting pretty much rounds out the principle roles. More on the story below.

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Ben Mendelsohn In Talks To Join The Cast Of ‘Ready Player One’
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Ben Mendelsohn

If you don’t already know who Ben Mendelsohn is, now is a good time as any to get acquainted with his work. He earned a much deserved Emmy nomination for his work as the complex Danny Rayburn in the Netflix series hit Bloodline. He is set to appear in the Gareth Edwards-directed film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which is the first of the planned spinoffs Disney has in store for the franchise.

Now it is being reported that the actor is gearing up for another sci-fi film. According to a new report, Mendelsohn is in talks to play the antagonist in Steven Spielberg‘s adaptation of Ernest Cline‘s Ready Player One. More on the story below.

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Rumor: Steven Spielberg Trying To Convince Gene Wilder To Come Out Of Retirement
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Gene Wilder

With Steven Spielberg is confirmed to direct two major films: Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One and Roald Dahl’s The BFG. Fans of both novels have already put together their dream cast. The BFG is slated for a July 2016 release, with Ready Player One set for a December 2017 release. While the former has already got its cast, the latter will eventually get to its casting phase.

But a new rumor going around says that Spielberg may want Gene Wilder to come out of retirement to star in one of the two films. More on this story below.

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Audiobook Review: Armada
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Armada audiobook

Armada
Audio CD | Audible Edition | Hardcover | Paperback | Kindle Edition
Written by Ernest Cline
Read by Wil Wheaton
Random House Audio
Release date: July 14, 2015

Armada is the much anticipated follow-up to Ernest Cline’s first novel Ready Player One and he travels much of the same territory as his first novel. Armada is a novel that positively overflows with references to the movies and video games of the 1980’s, and Cline’s passion for the cultural items of the period can be found on every page. Cline weaves a story that feels familiar, largely because it is rooted in movies and games that you’ve seen before.

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Steven Spielberg Is Bringing The Novel ‘Ready Player One’ To The Big Screen
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Legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg loves to keep busy; he’s currently shooting Bridge of Spies with Tom Hanks before he moves on to the Roald Dahl adaptation The BFG. Terrified at the possibility of having free time on his hands, today the man who brought us Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and much more has lined up another feature he intends to direct in the near future, an adaptation of Ernest Cline‘s 2011 sci-fi adventure novel Ready Player One for Warner Bros.

Spielberg is the first director to officially sign on to this long-developing project after previously attracting attention from the likes of Robert Zemeckis and Christopher Nolan.

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