Tye Sheridan May Play Lead Role in READY PLAYER ONE

Looks like Steven Spielberg has found the greatest gunter of them all, at long last. Tye Sheridan—most well known for his starring work in Terrence Malick’s Tree of Life and Jeff Nichol’s Mud—has reportedly been tapped to play Wade Watts, the protagonist in his adaptation of Ernest Cline‘s Ready Player One.

Nerdist has reached out for comment and confirmation from Warner Bros., but had yet to hear back at the time of publication.

But the news comes via a report from Deadline,...

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