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Mark Rylance is close to pushing the start button on Ready Player One at Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow. The Oscar-winning Bridge of Spies actor is in negotiations for Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ernest Cline’s best-selling novel.
Simon Pegg is in talks to join Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ready Player One. He would join previously cast Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, and Ben Mendelsohn.
Tony Danza and Arielle Kebbel each book NBC pilots; Kelly Oxford and Molly McNearey head to TV Land; Andy Daly joins Anna Gunn in Chuck & Bean; and more in today’s TV casting news!
Steven Spielberg has found his villain for the feature adaptation Ready Player One offering the role of the main antagonist to Ben Mendelsohn. He would star opposite Olivia Cooke who was previously cast as the female lead.
The indie starlet is in talks to play a virtual treasure hunt in Steven Spielberg’s next directing project
The “Interstellar” director may take on some problems closer to home.
Logline: Story centers on a teenager named Wade Watts who escapes his bleak surrounds by logging into Oasis, a globally networked virtual utopia where users lead idyllic alternate lives. When the game’s eccentric billionaire creator dies, he offers up his fortune as the prize in an elaborate treasure hunt, one that leaves Watts pitted against powerful corporate foes and several ruthless competitors who’ll do anything, in the Oasis or the real world, to reach the treasure first.
Logline: On his last day serving overseas, a marine learns the location of a lost shipment of unclaimed oil worth 100 million dollars. Once discharged and back in the states, he enlists the help of 3 long time friends to go find and sell the oil, but their simple plan goes bad when they quickly find the underbelly of the middle east and the black market oil exchange, as well as the US Navy, standing in their way.