Ready Player One, the best-selling ode to virtual reality and nerd-dom, is finally becoming a movie, but not everybody is a fan. The first teaser trailer has gotten some backlash for how it glorifies nostalgia. However, a bigger issue comes from the book itself in how it treats women—namely, its trophy love interest.
It’s not hard to fracture the internet with a movie adaptation of a popular bad book. They’re made into movies all the time. They read like screenplays because they skip complex language that defies being replaced with pictures, and producers can’t resist a baked-in audience, which creates a baked-in counter-audience…
Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ready Player One looks like it’s going to be one of those movies we keep finding secrets and Easter eggs in years after its release. But it turns out one of the first has been hiding in the film’s official logo since it was released a few weeks ago. Do you see it?
The debut trailer for Ready Player One came out during San Diego Comic-Con, and it gave Gunters and newbies alike a lot to look forward to. It’s full of footage that hints how Steven Spielberg’s adaptation will stay faithful to, and stray away from, Ernest Cline’s nerdy novel. We’ve broken it all down for you, and…
Steven Spielberg came to San Diego Comic-Con Saturday to reveal the first footage from Ready Player One, the film adaptation of Ernie Cline’s scifi, nostalgia filled book. And the footage delivered big, sweeping, pop culture fun.
Seriously, you’re gonna wanna blow this picture up real big and take a good look—Ernest Cline’s love of sneaking all sorts of references to different brands and companies is already looking to be alive and well in Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One adaptation.
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Another familiar face returns for Avatar 2. Sean Gunn teases the obvious for Avengers: Infinity War. Ben Mendelsohn talks about his approach to playing a villain for Ready Player One. Plus, Tom Holland on joining Uncharted, what’s to come on Fear the Walking Dead, and a kickass clip from Atomic Blonde. To me, my…
We still know very little about how Steven Spielberg is adapting Ernie Cline’s Ready Player One. We know the cast and that it’s coming out March 30, 2018, but that’s about it. However, now we know T.J. Miller is playing a role invented for the film, and that the character is a huge Star Wars fanatic.
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It seems like every frame of Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of Ready Player One is going to be stuffed full of things to pay attention to.
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Steven Spielberg starts filming his adaptation of Ready Player One this summer and he’s looking for some help. Since a lot of the movie takes place in a virtual space called OASIS, Spielberg and co. are taking submissions from fans for 3D avatars.
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The Martian and Ready Player One are two of the most successful scifi novels of the past few years. Each will be, or has been, turned into a major motion picture, directed by Ridley Scott and Steven Spielberg no less. But The Martian author Andy Weir took their connection one step further.
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Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ernie Cline’s Ready Player One just found its biggest piece. Tye Sheridan—whom we’ll see playing Cyclops in this summer’s X-Men: Apocalypse—is set to play the lead character of Wade, aka Parzival.
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