Simon Pegg may be joining Ready Player One!
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Simon Pegg is in negotiations to join the cast of Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One. He would portray Ogden Morrow, the co-creator of Oasis.
The growing cast also includes Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, and Ben Mendelsohn. Ready Player One is adapted from Ernest Cline’s bestselling sci-fi novel.
Wade Watts (Sheridan) finds himself competing against several players in a worldwide virtual reality game to win the founder’s fortune after he dies. Some are even willing to kill to win the grand prize.