TJ Miller will play i-R0k in Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One
Steven Spielberg has found himself the perfect griefer in none other than Deadpool and Silicon Valley star TJ Miller. According to The Hollywood Reporter, TJ Miller will play an online troll who goes by the username i-R0k in the upcoming big screen adaptation of Ernest Cline’s best seller. The Ready Player One movie cast also includes Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cook, Simon Pegg and Ben Mendelsohn.
Set in the near future, Ready Player One follows outcast teenager Wade Watts (Sheridan), who escapes from his bleak surroundings by logging in to the OASIS, a globally networked virtual utopia where users can lead idyllic alternate lives. When eccentric billionaire who created the OASIS dies, he offers up his vast fortune as the prize in an elaborate treasure hunt. Along with gamers from around the world, Wade joins the adventure, and quickly finds himself pitted against powerful corporate foes and other ruthless competitors who will do anything, in the oasis or the real world, to reach the treasure first.
A Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures production, the Ready Player One movie is being directed by Spielberg, who is also producing alongside Donald De Line, under his De Line Pictures banner, Dan Farah and Kristie Macosko Krieger. Bruce Berman will serve as executive producer.
Look for the Ready Player One movie to hit the big screen March 30, 2018.
TJ Miller’s other credits range from How to Train Your Dragon to Big Hero 6 to a recurring character on the recently concluded Gravity Falls. You can click here to check out our interview with Miller and Deadpool costar Ryan Reynolds.
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