Silicon Valley star T.J. Miller cast in Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One
T.J. Miller has entered the game. The star of HBO’s Silicon Valley has hopped aboard Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ready Player One, EW confirmed.
The comedian joins a growing and robust cast that touts Tye Sheridan and Olivia Cooke as the leads, along with Simon Pegg, Ben Mendelsohn, and recent Oscar-winner Mark Rylance.
Based on Ernest Cline’s novel, Ready Player One is set in a dystopian not-too-distant future, where a teenager (Sheridan) finds solace in a virtual game. He and other ruthless players wind up competing in a high-stakes treasure hunt inside the walls of that digital world.
Miller will play a message board troll who goes by the handle i-R0k, which sounds like something Erlich Bachman would do.
Warner Bros. is set press ‘start’ on Ready Player One on March 30, 2018.
The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.