Simon Pegg Circling Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One”

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is in talks to join ’s adaptation of READY PLAYER ONE. He would join previously cast Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, and Ben Mendelsohn. 

The film takes place in 2044 and revolves around a highly valuable online virtual reality space called OASIS, in which most inhabitants of Earth spend their free time. Pegg would play Ogden Morrow, the co-creator of OASIS. 

Production is expected to begin in the summer with a premiere date set by Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow for March 30, 2018. Spielberg produces through Amblin along with , , and

Pegg and Spielberg previously worked together on The Adventures of Tintin. He was most recently “seen” as Unkar Plutt in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and last summer’s Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. He will next appear in this summer’s Star Trek Beyond as Starfleet engineer Scotty.

He is repped by , , and Dawn Sedgick in the UK. 

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