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Will Simon Pegg be joining Spielberg’s Ready Player One?

March 20th, 2016 by Phil Robinson Comments

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With all the casting news coming in and reports of a rescheduled release date surrounding Steven Spielberg’s latest sci-fi outing Ready Player One, could the studio’s buzz make this the largest scale outing the genre has ever seen?

Well, if the news broken by The Hollywood Reporter is anything to go by, then self-confessed nerd and sci-fi regular Simon Pegg is in talks to join the cast.

The Shaun of the Dead and Star Trek star has a list of genre roles as long as your arm in his CV, but the report says he is set to join the cast as Orgen Morrow, the co-creator of OASIS.

Pegg’s next big screen outing will be Star Trek Beyond, which lands in cinemas on July 22nd.

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