Simon Pegg in Negotiations for Spielberg's 'Ready Player One'

Simon Pegg ("Star Trek Beyond," "Hot Fuzz,") is in talks to join Steven Spielberg's dystopian sci-fi adaptation of "Ready Player One."

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Pegg is in negotiations to play Orgen Morrow, the co-creator of the digital gaming platform "Oasis." If Pegg signs onto the film, he would be joining Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, and Ben Mendelsohn.

"Ready Player One" is based on the 2011 book by Earnest Cline and opens in theaters March 3o, 2018.

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