Olivia Cooke Becomes Female Lead of Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’
Steven Spielberg, the filmmaker behind many successful movies like “Indiana Jones series,” “Jurassic Park,” “Catch Me If You Can” etc.’ has finalized Olivia Cooke in the main female role for his forthcoming film titled “Ready Player One.” Read on to know more.
The cute-face Cooke, who was previously seen in Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s film “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” is currently in talks with popular studios such as Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow. The two studios are behind the idea of making this film which is an adaptation of Ernie Cline’s 2011 released best selling sci-fi novel with the same name.
The story revolves around Oasis, a virtual world, where a teenager will be seen competing against cruel enemies in a treasure hunt. It will also show that how the game’s founder dies but before that he offered his riches to the boy.
Cooke is the first one included in the star cast as Spielberg is still searching for the male lead in New York and Los Angeles. The cute beauty grabbed the role by defeating faces like Elle Fanning and Lola Kirke of Mozart in the Jungle and Gone Girl. Till now, no name has been confirmed for playing Cooke’s love interest and competitor Sam’s role that is known as Art3mis in the virtual world.
Until now, the actress was mostly associated with indie world and appeared in A&E’s Bates and Dying Girl, for which she received Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year.
There is no doubt that this movie with the renowned names of the industry is going to change Cooke’s life and it seems that the actress will definitely achieve new heights with Star Wars movies’ in hands.
Related update about the movie is still in progress and will be shared the moment they get released from the side of makers. Till then we have to wait and stick to the space for important updates related with the same.
The Ernie Cline’s novel adaptation will be released in late 2017.
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