Just two days ago, it was announced that Steven Spielberg and his Bridge of Spies Oscar winner/The BFG headliner Mark Rylance would reunite for The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara, and now it’s reported that Rylance will also join the cast of the director’s upcoming Ready Player One.
Simon Pegg is reportedly in talks to join the cast of Steven Spielberg’s upcoming Ready Player One. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Pegg will play OASIS creator Orgen Morrow in the big-screen adaptation of Ernest Cline’s best-seller. The Ready Player One cast includes Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke and Ben Mendelsohn.
Steven Spielberg has found a leading man for his Ready Player One. Tye Sheridan will reportedly play Wade Watts in the big-screen adaptation of Ernest Cline’s best-seller. Tye Sheridan joins a cast that already includes Olivia Cooke (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Bates Motel) as Ar3mis, an OASIS avatar belonging to the coincidentally-named Samantha Cook, and Ben Mendelsohn (Mississippi Grind, The Dark Knight Rises) as the story’s villain.
The Wrap reports that casting is underway for the female lead of Star Wars Episode VIII, with the shortlist including Golden Globe winner Gina Rodriguez (“Jane the Virgin”), Golden Globe nominee and former “Rogue One” hopeful Tatiana Maslany (“Orphan Black”), and Olivia Cooke (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl).