Will “Ready Player One” ever happen? Here is the answer to the question thousands of people have in their minds. So yes, “Ready Player Two,” a sci-fi series from Steven Spielberg, will be released in the next few years, and work on this has already begun, explained by Ernest Cline himself. It is a sequel to the live-action adaptation of Ernest Cline’s debut novel. This movie is produced by Warner Bros. The first part of the film is an imaginative twist on the concept of science fiction. The film is set in the year 2045.
Ernest Cline’s 2011 science fiction novel “Ready Player One” was one of the best-selling books and has been translated into more than 35 languages and formed the basis for the live-action adaptation released in 2018. will be released in theaters in North America.
Plot of Ready Player One
According to Ernest Cline, the sequel to his first novel adaptation took place just after nine days when the play’s protagonist, Wade Watt, wins James Halliday’s Hunt, a Scavenger Hunt, and after winning, Watts is awarded ownership of the virtual game called OASIS. In the movie, most of the world has invested in that game. The first part of the adaptation ends with Watts becoming the game owner, taking control of the entire game and becoming the richest man in the world.
Let’s say the upcoming live-action adaptation follows the novel written by Cline as a sequel to “Ready Player One”. In that case, Wade will discover a new technology invented by Halliday that allows him to experience all the senses in the virtual world.
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Customization of Ready Player One
The movie “Ready Player One” is an adaptation of the novel written by an American author, Ernest Cline. This novel by Ernest Cline is his debut novel which was published in 2011. The filming of this novel started six years after its release in the year 2016. Finally, this live-action adaptation of the first novel, “Ready Player One”, was finished and released in 2018.
Although the sequel of this novel, “Ready Player One”, was announced by the author himself already in 2015, he only started writing in 2017. Then the sequel is finally published and released in the year 2020.
This novel took first place in ‘The New York Times bestseller list.In December 2020, Ernest Cline assured that the editing of the sequel to his debut novel “Ready Player One” was in full swing. Development is in its early stages and shooting will finally begin at the end of 2021.
Director of “Ready Player One”
Steven Alan Spielburg is a well-known American director and also an award-winning producer and screenwriter. He is the most commercially successful man in history. He started his career in the New Hollywood Era.
He has been awarded several prestigious awards including two Academic Awards for Best Director, a Kennedy Center Honor, Cecil B. DeMille Award, etc. Some of the blockbusters Spielburg has given to the film industry include “Jurassic Park,” “Saving Private Ryan’, ‘The Adventure of Tintern’, ‘Ready Player One’ and many more.
He is the one who directs new and great movies every year for the entertainment of the audience. “Ready Player One” is the main highlight of this legendary filmmaker. Also, Spielfeild himself claims that it is the third most difficult film he has directed out of dozens of blockbusters.
This adaptation of Ernest’s debut novel of the same name is one of Steven Spielberg’s most famous science fiction films. It is one of the largest cash registers, earning over $580 worldwide.
It is believed that Spielberg would return as director for the “Ready Player One” sequel, as the timeline would theoretically allow him to return as the film he is currently directing was set to be released in December 2021. However, it has not yet been confirmed who will be directing “Ready Release Two” as the film is in a very early stage of development.
The cast of “Ready Player One”
The cast of this live-action adaptation of “Ready Player One” is not yet finalized as Ernest Cline self-published the novel in the year 2020. None of the cast members came forward publicly and announced their involvement in the multiple films in the franchise except for one. While the film is still in its early stages, it is believed that Warner Bros. would continue to this film with the same cast members.
Tye Sheridan as Wade Watts
Tye Kayle Sheridan is both a well-known American actor and producer. He is known for the role of Wade Watts he played in the live-action adaptation “Ready Player One”, which was released on March 29, 2018. “Ready Player One” is also one of his recent works.
It is believed that he will also be seen in the sequel, playing the same role he played in the first. He is one of the main characters in this blockbuster sci-fi film produced by Warner Bros.
He also worked in so many dramas, series and movies. In addition to “Ready Player One,” some of his best-known works include the “X-Men film series,” “Mud,” “Joe,” “The Yellow Bird,” etc.
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Lena Waithe as Helen / Aech
Lena Waithe is an American screenwriter, producer and actress. She wrote so many Netflix drama series of multiple genres including ‘The Chi’, ‘Boomerang’, etc. She also wrote and produced a crime thriller called ‘Queen & Slim’. This Steven Spielberg film is Lena Waithe’s film debut.
She gained worldwide recognition when she was announced as the first black woman to win the Primetime Emmy Award in 2017 for outstanding writing for comedy series.
She was part of the cast in ‘Ready Player One’, a science fiction and adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, in 2018. Lena Waithe played the role of a robot named Helen/Aech in that film. She was portrayed as a larger-than-life robot and the faithful best friend of the play’s protagonist in the virtual world called OASIS.
Hopefully we get to see her in the future!
Olivia Cookie as Art3mis/Samantha
Olivia Cookie is an English actress. Olivia Cookie is known for working in multiple shows, dramas, movies in a wide variety of genres such as thriller, comedy, horror, mysticism, sci-fi, etc.
Some of Olivia Cookie’s most famous works are “Bates Motel,” a thriller drama series, “Ouija,” a horror film, “Me and Earl and the Dying girl,” “Ready Player One,” a sci-fi.
She starred in the blockbuster of Steven SEELberg’s “Ready Player One” as Art3mis/Samantha. This movie is a sci-fi adventure released in 2018. She is portrayed in the film as a rebellious character in the virtual reality world of OASIS.
Only she is the one in the entire cast of “Ready Player One” who publicly announced in an interview that she had signed the contract for the sequel of this particular movie.
Ben Mendelsohn as Sorrento
Paul Benjamin Mendelsohn is an Australian actor. He started his acting career as a teenager in Australian Cinema. ‘Animal Kingdom’, ‘The Knight Rises’, ‘Darkest Hour’ and ‘Ready Player One’ by SSpellberg are some of his well-known works.
Ben Mendelsohn plays the role of Nolan Sorrento in the movie ‘Ready Player One’. He is portrayed as an evil character, a power-hungry CEO, who wants to take control of the virtual world called OASIS.
In the sequel of the book, there is a plot where Nolan Sorrento escapes from prison. If the “Ready Player Two” movie follows the book again, Nolan Sorrento is believed to be featured in the story’s sequel.
Mark Rylance as James Halliday
Mark Rylance is a multi-talented English writer, theater director and playwright. He made his civic theater debut in 1980. He won many awards in his career for many films in which he starred. Such as the Oliver Award for Best Actor for both ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ and ‘Jerusalem’, Three Tony Awards for ‘Broadway’, Award for Best Actor for ‘Boeing Boeing’ and ‘Jerusalem’, etc.
He plays the role of James Halliday in the live-action adaptation of the novel Ready Player One of the same name. Mark Rylance plays James Halliday, who is portrayed as the creator of OASIS, a virtual world. While it’s not clear yet, hopefully the public will get to see him in the upcoming ‘Ready Player One’ sequel.
‘Ready Player One’, release date
The release date of this sequel of “Ready Player One” has not yet been officially announced. The process of creating this live-action adaptation has just begun, but nothing is clear about its release.
But indeed, it will take a while as it took eight years to acquire the rights to “Ready Player One” to finally release this movie in theaters for the general public to watch. Hopefully this time it won’t take as long as the first, because this time Warner Bros. be somewhat certain that there is now an audience for this franchise that wasn’t there before.
It is believed that “Ready Player One” will be released in the first half of 2023. Delays and scheduling conflicts may occur. In that case, the release would be delayed until 2024.
The sequel of the movie ‘Ready Player One’ contains many new things for the audience to see. The upcoming movie also has many surprises for those who have already read the book. It’s interesting to see how everything that happened in the sequel to Ernest’s debut novel fits neatly into a two-hour filming period.
Still, not too much has been revealed about “Ready Player One”, but it was sure to be a blockbuster like the first part. This adventure science fiction would surely surprise you.
This Steven Spielberg movie would make an excellent watch for any sci-fi enthusiast. So, check it out on release.
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