Ernest Cline’s popular culture odyssey Ready Player One is making its technique to the massive display screen subsequent 12 months, nevertheless it appears like someplace down the highway the brand new movie may get a sequel, as a result of the guide is getting one, finally. Yesterday, throughout a particular occasion for the reveal of the newest trailer for the upcoming film, writer Ernest Cline confirmed sequel to Prepared Participant One was coming, and whereas he could not discuss a lot about it, he says that seeing his first guide develop into a film has been a serious inspiration to work on the following guide. In line with Cline…
It is true. I can not discuss it an excessive amount of, however there isn’t any higher inspiration for a author [than] to return to a world they’ve already labored on once they’re watching Steven Spielberg carry that world to life.
Ernest Cline has stated earlier than that he was working on a sequel to Prepared Participant One, however we have not heard something new in a while. Cline at the least confirmed throughout his Alamo Drafthouse interview that the undertaking wasn’t useless, however he did not give any type of trace as to when the guide would possibly truly come out, so we’re probably nonetheless one thing that is years away. Whereas that may in all probability upset followers of the guide, at the least they’re going to have a brand new film to maintain them entertained within the meantime.
The writer additionally spoke about how nice it’s to have Steven Spielberg, a person who impressed no small a part of Ready Player One, truly concerned in bringing the movie to life. It appears the 2 have spoken in regards to the new guide as nicely, as Ernest Cline revealed that he is truly been utilizing Spielberg as a sounding board for concepts.
To get to not solely collaborate with him to carry the primary story to life, however then bounce concepts off of him for the sequel, is simply probably the most gratifying factor that is ever occurred to me in my life.
It is truly removed from clear what a sequel to Prepared Participant One would even be about. The guide wraps issues up fairly nicely and it looks like Wade Watts might be embracing precise actuality extra going ahead. Whereas there actually generally is a story there, it could be much less more likely to have all of the pop culture references and connections that made the primary guide so common. Spending one other guide primarily within the OASIS may nonetheless be enjoyable, however it could appear to be a step backward for the character of Wade.
Nonetheless, that will not cease me from selecting up Prepared Participant Two, or no matter it finally ends up being known as, every time it is launched. The primary guide was a enjoyable journey down reminiscence lane and the sequel possible might be as nicely. Ready Player One the movie hits theaters in March.