Ready Player One Sequel by Ernest Cline to Debut in November

Ready Player One Sequel by Ernest Cline to Debut in November

Ready Player One sequel by author Ernest Cline has been in the works for a while. Now, The Hollywood Reporter brings word that the new adventures of Wade Watts will debut on November 24th. Released in 2011, Ready Player One was a commercial hit in the publishing world. Cline’s book capitalized on a wave of nostalgia that also brought us Stranger Things, the new Ghostbusters movies, the Blade Runner sequel, and more recently, the return of The NeverEnding Story‘s Tami Stronach in a new fantasy movie.

Set in a dystopian future, Ready Player One is the story of Wade Watts, a teenager who lives together with his aunt. Wade is a ‘gunter’ (an egg hunter) who spends all his spare time researching pop-culture from the ’80s to aid in an online treasure hunt. The winner will get a fortune as well as control of The Oasis, the virtual reality world where much of humanity seeks solace.

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In 2018, Warner Bros. adapted Cline’s book into a Steven Spielberg blockbuster. The recent news implies that there might be a possible sequel to the movie too. While Spielberg will likely step away from the project, co-star Olivia Cooke confessed that she — and most of the cast — have already signed to reprise their roles in a sequel.

Ready Player Two will hit stores on November 24th. The book from Ballantine Books is already available for pre-order.

Will you give Ready Player Two a shot? Did you like the first book? Let us know in the comments section below.

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