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Steven Spielberg will reportedly direct a movie adaptation of 'Ready Player One'

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(Read caption) Steven Spielberg attends the premiere of 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' in 2014.

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Director Steven Spielberg will reportedly be creating a virtual world with a film adaptation of the novel “Ready Player One.”

Ernest Cline’s book “Ready,” which was released in 2011, centers on Wade Watts, who is living in 2044 in a world where most people spend the majority of their time in OASIS, a virtual reality. Wade finds clues left by the creator of OASIS that could lead to big winnings, but others are trying for the same prize. 

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Amazon selected the book as one of the best released in that month and now Spielberg has come aboard for the movie adaptation, according to Deadline

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Spielberg is also directing an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s book “The BFG.”