Ernie Cline Archives

Things We Learned from 'Ready Player One' 4K/Blu-ray Special Features
While Warner Bros.'s film version of Ernie Cline's fantastic Ready Player One wasn't the perfect adaptation, it DID have plenty of nods and winks to the source material to make even the most hardened of purists enjoy and appreciate it. Thankfully, we can FINALLY have the Ready Player One experience at home, as the film has been released as[...]
ready party one sdcc 2018
She looked absolutely stunning in a black sequined number, and the Edgleys performed selections by The Eurythmics, No Doubt, The Banges, and more. I cannot tip my hat enough to the organizers and promotors of the event — from the DeLorean outside to the incredible printed materials and decorations that were literally everywhere inside the Fluxx[...]
Ready Player One international poster
Love or hate it, there is no denying the hold Ready Player One took on filmgoers.  Fans of the source material from Ernie Cline's Ready Player One book were torn, but the box office reflected that the average film goer wasn't bothered. Today, Warner Brothers Japan released a video featuring 3 whole minutes from the film, namely the[...]
Zak Penn on THAT Scene in 'Ready Player One' and Still Not Rebooting 'The Matrix'
game, which also features Ernie Cline.] Mab: I've actually seen the film twice now- the first was a primarily fans-only screening, and the second was with reviewing press It was interesting to hear and see the audience's reactions at different parts- some of the IPs they recognized and obviously had fond memories of What was your[...]
Ernie Cline's 'Armada' Gets First Draft Script by Dan Mazeau
With the number one film at the world box office based on his first book Ready Player One, author Ernie Cline is riding high right now Also, he just celebrated his birthday on Sunday — happiest of natal days, buddy! AUSTIN, TX – MARCH 11: Ernest Cline speaks onstage during Ready Player One LIVE at SXSW,[...]
Ready Player One
There is nerd eye candy galore, shallow fanservice (minus the charm of making because that's an amazingly wonderful deep cut that I keep ripping the bandaid off of), and a believable enough young love story to keep your butts in the seats. BUT, Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One is not Ernie Cline's Ready Player One[...]
Ready Player One
We're going to take a minute here to talk about the various clues, keys, gates, and challenges in Ernie Cline's book, which was the source material for Steven Spielberg's film version of Ready Player One. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: READY PLAYER ONE – Official Trailer 1 [HD] ( If you haven't read the book[...]
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[rwp-review-recap id="0"] I've been looking forward to Ernie Cline's novel, Ready Player One being turned into a film ever since first reading it a few months after it's release in August of 2011 Then word finally emerged a few years ago that Stephen Spielberg had picked up the project and it added to the excitement Now[...]
[#WonderCon] That Time George Lucas Visited the Ready Player One Set
Moderator Scott Mantz, author Ernie Cline, screenwriter Zak Penn, cast members Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Lena Waithe, Phillip Zhou, and Win Morisaki (also his translator, whose name I never got). The film screened back at South by Southwest (SXSW) and was pretty much the main movie discussed over the weekend by fans, critics, and professionals in[...]
Listen to 'The OASIS' by Alan Silvestri from Ready Player One Soundtrack
While we're not getting the actual soundtrack for WB's Ready Player One film 'til it officially releases in the theaters on March 29th, WaterTower Music has been dropping a few tracks for fans to enjoy. Brand new RP1 poster released this morning by WB. Previously, the WB music label released composer Alan Silvestri's 'Main Theme' from the film, and[...]
Here's The Thing About 'Ready Player One' Haters- They're Wrong
I love Ernie Cline's book "Ready Player One", first and foremost you should know that before reading further.  It meant something special to me the first day I read (and finished, because I seriously couldn't put the damn thing down) it, and it's more so now I think.  If you didn't appriciate the novel for what[...]
First Reactions for 'Ready Player One' Are in From #SXSW
Yeah so I personally am more than a little excited for Ready Player One, as you may have gathered from the numerous pieces I've done covering the ramp up to tonight's premiere at South By Southwest (SXSW), and world opening on March 29th. Parzival gets the first key, the copper key from Anorak. It made sense for Warner[...]
Ready Player One World Premiere Will Happen at #SXSW
We knew it was a distinct possibility, but this morning it was confirmed that Warner Brothers' upcoming film adaptation of Ernie Cline's Ready Player One will have its official world premiere during South by Southwest (SXSW). Part of the Ready Player One premiere events scheduled for Sunday at SXSW Director of Film at SXSW Janet Pierson sent out an[...]
Ready Player One
South By Southwest (SXSW) is right around the corner, and that means details about events are starting to drop right and left.  Warner Brothers upcoming film adaptation of Austin native Ernie Cline's "Ready Player One" book is opening at the end of the month, and we were pretty sure there would be SOMETHING RP1 related during[...]
Ready Player One: Final Trailer Full of Pure Imagination
It doesn't matter ultimately, but it was an inspired choice of Ernie Cline's to put into the story It looks like maybe they'll be keeping with that general storyline, judging by the scenes "I'm practicing my Mario Kart," Aech says. The scene of The Iron Giant waking up — I cannot explain how much I love this[...]
Ready Player One
If you've watched the trailers or at all familiar with the story, you know that the plot will revolve around a quest put forth by Halliday, creator of the OASIS, the VR universe everyone uses in the book by Ernie Cline. Director Steven Spielberg invites you to play #ReadyPlayerOne – In Theaters March 30 — Ready[...]
Ready Player One 'The Stacks: Songs From The OASIS' Album Hits iTunes
Calling all Gunters and 6'ers- ok maybe not the latter because DOWN WITH IOI-  climb aboard the Ready Player One hype train.  Today, Brash Tracks released a collection of covers of notable songs mentioned in the novel "Ready Player One", and a new original songs as well. Brash Tracks' Brian McKinney has said 50% of all proceeds from the[...]
Ready Player One
Director Steven Spielberg was the perfect choice to put Ernest Cline's novel on the silver screen, the prevalence of his filmography being integral parts of the story notwithstanding. Steven Spielberg and Ernie Cline talk "Ready Player One" on stage at SDCC 2017photo by Bill Watters In a new video posted today on the official RP1 twitter, we get both[...]
Ready Player One
In Austin free passes available now at @gameovergames @AustinBooks & @BookPeople #GuntersNeverSayDie — Ernie Cline (@erniecline) December 7, 2017 Some of us, while critical the first trailer didn't follow the book as closely as we'd hoped, were thrilled to see additional IPs like The Iron Giant and Freddie Kruger added in There is also (of course)[...]
Gosh, do we wish this build was available. RP1 author Ernie Cline with LEGO versions of the characters If you haven't read Ernie Cline's Ready Player One, let me explain what you're about to see In the book, it's the year 2044 Earth has been ravaged by wars, an energy crisis, and widespread poverty To create affordable housing,[...]
Reviewing Armada, The Gamer-Geared Novel That Speaks Pop Culture
Better to just keep your mouth shut if the book doesn't do what it's supposed to do. What is Armada supposed to do, though? A lot: nothing short of overcoming the stratospheric hopes of readers who made Ernie Cline's premier book Ready Player One a success rarely seen in publishing And set aside the expectations; this[...]