We Finally Know Who's Starring in Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One 

We Finally Know Who's Starring in Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One 

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.

Deadline reported the news of the casting. Sheridan joins Olivia Cooke, who’ll play Art3mis, and Ben Mendelsohn, who’ll play the villainous Nolan Sorrento.

Ready Player One is set in a near future where everyone in the world is connected via an online, virtual reality called the OASIS. When the creator of the OASIS dies, he creates a Willy Wonka-esque treasure hunt for control of the company which several people, including the avatars Parzival and Art3mis, dedicate their lives to. It’s a crazy, pop culture-influenced…

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