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Ready Player One Details Revealed

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Steven Speilberg’s live-action adaption of Ready Player One is almost here. The movie is based on the pop culture filled 2011 novel by Ernest Cline. In the book, an ex-genius tech CEO James Halliday sets up a quest for users of the OASIS to find all of the hidden keys to winning his fortune. Halliday’s love for the 80’s fills the Hunt for Halliday’s Eggs as players search the endless worlds to find clues.

Speilberg spoke to EW about life in the OASIS for characters.  “There are so many more compelling reasons to escape into the OASIS than exist in real life,” Spielberg tells EW “A lot of our movie is a comparative study: Which world would they rather spend their lives in — with all the distractions and complexities and perks of the digital world of the OASIS, or with the responsibilities of being a student or a parent living in real life? It’s real life versus virtual life. Which is more compelling?”

Olivia Cookes provided even further details on why people choose the VR world of OASIS in 2049.

“We’re starting to see people are more locked into their phones than looking up and interacting with people,” Cooke says. “In 2045, there is world famine, there is world war, and the cost of a plane ticket, travel, and of living life to a high standard in reality has gotten so exorbitant that the only form of escape for them is to log into an alternate reality. “

Tye Sheridan who plays Wade Watts also spoke about the difference between his avatar character Parzival and Wade.

“[Parzival] is a bit more confident than Wade. It’s a nice little contrast between who he is in the OASIS and who he is in the real world,” the actor says. “When we first meet Parzival, he wins the first race and his avatar becomes this celebrity within the OASIS. But [Wade] is an outcast and an underdog in the real world, and no one knows that he’s actually Parzival. It’s almost like a Clark Kent thing, where he’s someone super, but no one knows about it.”

Ready Player One stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Simon Pegg, TJ Miller, Lena Waithe, and Mark Rylance

Ready Player One is set to arrive in theaters on March 30, 2018

VIA: EW

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Joaquin Phoenix Breaks Down His Thoughts On The Joker Role

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Joaquin Phoenix is reportedly gearing up to play The Joker in a new origin story for Warner Bros. Heath Ledger’s classic performance as the Joker in Christopher Nolans Dark Knight brought the character to a new height in popularity.
Phoenix was recently asked his thoughts on following Ledger’s performance.

“I don’t know about that movie or character specifically, but I was thinking about it’s interesting with comics there’s different writers and artists that come on. It’s different than this character from literature being uniquely that. There are different interpretations. It’s so interesting; I was just thinking about it today, it seems so unique in some ways to comic books. I think there’s probably room for that. Maybe it’s like doing a play, like you always hear about people doing something, ‘You should have seen this actor in this performance,’ but then other actors do it and it’s a different kind of film. I think that genre, comic books, kind of lends itself to having different people play the same character and interpret it in a different way. It’s kind of built into the source material in some ways. I think it’s cool when people do that.”

VIA: Collider

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The Best Things About The Deadpool 2 Final Trailer

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Deadpool 2’s so-called final trailer has everything fans could want: Confirmation of a few new X-Men characters, plenty of Cable and Deadpool cross chatter and, of course, a dig at Warner Bros. slate of DC Comics movie adaptations.

“You’re no fuckin’ hero,” Josh Brolin’s Cable growls at our anti-hero, “You’re just a clown dressed up as a sex toy.”

Everything about the trailer is filled with Deadpool’s classic humor with better action. We also learn a couple of things about the movie.

Cable Is The Bad Guy?

Honestly, we don’t know that. But he looks badass and won’t be stopped.  In this final trailer, he does indeed seem like he is at odds with Wade/Deadpool, as Cable is trying to (possibly?) kill a kid, who Deadpool thinks needs protecting. “Pump the hate brakes, Thanos,” quips Deadpool to the camera (you know, because Brolin is also playing the big baddie in the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War movie).

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Deadpool Needs Help To Stop Cable

Wade realizes he can’t beat Cable on his own, so he’s going to form his own “super duper fucking group,” to which T.J. Miller’s Weasel replies, “It’s time to get back on LinkedIn.” Brilliant. For all of Miller’s current personal woes and allegations leveled at him, he still looks hilarious in this, sparring with Ryan Reynolds. We finally learn that Terry Crews is the mutant Bedlum. But who really steals the show is Peter, just an ordinary dude that responded to an ad.

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Domino Is Lucky ASF

Domino’s superpowers are luck. Those superpowers fail to impress Deadpool and Weasel during the interview.
The way her powers are portrayed on screen are definitely “cinematic,” that’s for damn sure.

Also the movie diverges from the Comic with her siding with Deadpool before she meets Cable.

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Denzel Is Ready For War In Equalizer 2 Trailer

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Denzel Washington will be returning for his first-ever sequel, The Equalizer 2.

In the first film, Robert McCall (Denzel Washington), a man of mysterious origin who believes he has put the past behind him, dedicates himself to creating a quiet new life. However, when he meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a teenager who has been manhandled by violent Russian mobsters, he simply cannot walk away. With his set of formidable skills, McCall comes out of self-imposed retirement and emerges as an avenging angel, ready to take down anyone who brutalizes the helpless.

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Director Antoine Fuqua is also set to return. This will be the fourth film Denzel and Fuqua will team up for. The first installment grossed over $200 million during its theatrical release.

The Equalizer 2 will be in theaters July 20, 2018.

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