Ready Player One gets a villain. Zack Snyder talks casting Wonder Woman for Batman v Superman. A Firefly alum heads to Legends of Tomorrow. Plus, Ryan Reynolds talks fitting Deadpool into the X-Men movie universe, new posters for Jungle Book and Daredevil, and the return of 12 Monkeys. Spoilers!
Even if you haven’t read Ernie Cline’s Ready Player One, odds are you’re aware it’s overflowing with pop culture references. The main characters literally study pop culture to try and find the keys to the world’s biggest fortune. Steven Spielberg is currently turning it into a movie.
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Like many of us, Ready Player One author Ernie Cline is a disciple of Steven Spielberg. If you grew up in the Eighties or Nineties, his films were your everything, which is why they’re so important in the Ready Player One book. But they won’t be in the movie.
Steven Spielberg has found his leading actress for his upcoming adaptation of Ready Player One: Olivia Cooke. She’s expected to play Art3mis, one of the novel’s leading characters.
Steven Spielberg is literally working on three movies at once. He’s got Bridge of Spies out next month, The BFG next Summer and then Ready Player One in December 2017. That’s the furthest off—but the casting process is already underway, and there’s even a shortlist for one of the lead roles.
Author Ernie Cline is having a good summer. He released his second novel, Armada, and found out none other than Steven Spielberg is adapting his first novel, Ready Player One, for the big screen. Now he’s signed a massive deal to write a third novel.
We’ve known for a while that a Steven-Spielberg-directed adaptation of Ernest Cline’s nerd-fantasy novel Ready Player One was happening—but now we know when it’s actually going to land in theaters, and it’s sooner than you might think: December 15th, 2017.
Ernie Cline’s Ready Player One is one of my favorite books. I’ve read it multiple times and the first time I devoured it in a single sitting. So it goes without saying I was very excited about his follow-up, Armada. Unfortunately, while I think it’ll make a great movie, I was ultimately left disappointed.
Ernie Cline took the world by storm with his video game epic Ready Player One. Now he’s back with a brand new novel Armada — with a premise that will sound very familiar to fans of The Last Starfighter. Read the first chapter, right here — and we just gave away 40 signed copies!
Ernest Cline's novel Ready Player One is chock full of tributes to the geek culture of the late 20th century, especially its movies and video games. And it turns out that the movie version will be helmed by a man who has inspired incredible amounts 1980s and 1990s nostalgia all on his own: Steven Spielberg.
We still don't know when Armada, Ernie Cline's next book, is coming out. But now we have something else to look forward to — he's writing a followup to his novel about people in a dark future who are obsessed with 80s video games, Ready Player One.
Today there's a wild rumor about Lex Luthor's Batman v. Superman ambitions. Plus a possible director for Ready Player One, and some information tying the new Bond movie to Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. Plus, James Brolin talks Thanos, and Oscar Isaac talks Star Wars and X-Men: Apocalypse. Spoilers now!
Yes, Nathan Fillion is turning up in a Marvel movie soon. Batman v. Superman is going classic with Wonder Woman, and another new superhero may join Arrow. Plus, early Transformers 4 reviews reveal some plot details, Gotham wants to add Mr. Freeze to its line-up, and Sleepy Hollow tackles the Pied Piper. Spoilers now!
Ernie Cline (author of Ready Player One and screenwriter of Fanboys) has scored another movie deal for his second book — before it has even hit the shelves. The feature rights for Cline's next novel Armada has been purchased by Universal. What's it about? Absolutely no idea, but the press release says it has a "high…
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They're rebooting Spider-Man. They're remaking Total Recall. Sometimes, when you're in the middle of summer movie craziness, it can seem like every movie is based on an already-existing movie. But that's not really true — there are actually tons of genre movies in development that are new concepts, at least as far as…
In March, the io9 Book Club read Ernest Cline's Ready Player One. Now Cline is coming to answer your questions about the book tomorrow, March 23.
Welcome to the monthly meeting of the io9 Book Club. In February, we read Ernest Cline's novel Ready Player One. Jump into comments to get started talking about it!
Many works of science fiction agree that we'll all be reading Shakespeare until the heat death of the universe. But what about the works of Isaac Asimov, George Lucas, JK Rowling, and Steven Moffat? What, if any, cultural legacy will we leave to people the who come after us, and will we like the way that legacy looks?