The Silicon Valley scene stealer joins Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Simon Pegg, Ben Mendelsohn, and Mark Rylance for the highly anticipated adaptation. Production is set to start this summer with a premiere date of March 30, 2018. Spielberg will also produce under Amblin Entertainment alongside Donald De Line, Kristie Macosko Krieger, and Dan Farah.
Set in 2044, Ready Player One revolves around a highly valuable online virtual reality space called OASIS, in which most inhabitants of Earth spend their free time. The story follows Wade Watts, a teenage who escapes the slums by logging into the digital confines OASIS. When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his billions — and the contestants are willing to do anything to win.
Miller recently appeared in the blockbuster comic book movie Deadpool opposite Ryan Reynolds. He is currently filming the ensemble comedy Office Christmas Party and can be seen next in Goon: Last of the Enforcers.
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This story was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.