Quibi continues to be a huge disaster, Netflix is getting its fourth Stephen King adaptation, Leigh Whannell is directing another Universal Monster reboot, The CW has its new Batwoman, the legendary Ennio Morricone passed away and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
A final challenge by it’s creator sends corporate and regular Easter Egg hunters into battle in the virtual universe of the OASIS in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming adaptation of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One
Steven Spielberg is bringing Ernest Cline’s pop culture filled adventure Ready Player One to the big screen next spring as teenager Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) tries to find an “Easter Egg” in the VR world of Oasis left by it’s creator before an evil corporation finds it and gains total control.
Ernest Cline’s love letter to the 80’s is being adapted by Steven Spielberg with Ready Player One, where a massive Easter Egg hunt kicks off in the virtual world of OASIS in the near future, with the first person to find all three eggs inheriting the entire company of the man who designed it.
This week there was a bunch of casting news, including the third member of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Disney is rebooting one of their cult sci-fi movies, Dark Horse is adapting the insane original script to Star Wars and Lucasarts gets shutdown and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.