Ernie Cline's READY PLAYER ONE sells to WARNER BROTHERS... Geekiest film ever made to ensue!
Published at: June 18, 2010, 8:54 p.m. CST by headgeek
Hey folks, Harry here and some birdies under the Water Tower told me that ERNEST (Ernie) CLINE's debut novel - which sold to Random House for more money than Ernie knows what to do with - has again sold the rights to WARNER BROTHERS for even more money than he knows what to do with - plus Warner's has hired Ernie to write the first 3 drafts of READY PLAYER ONE.
So what does this mean? It means that all the Warner owned characters & references that appear in the novel will easily be available for the movie... but what else? Well, a high profile sell like this might mean that Ernie's long in development scripts for his WOLFMAN JACK Biopic and his awesome THUNDERCADE could see movement in the coming days. But even if that doesn't happen - there's a new awesome geeky dream project to keep an eye out for.