Wil Wheaton will narrate Ready Player Two, the highly anticipated sequel to Ernest Clineâ€™s #1 New York Times best seller, Ready Player One (also narrated by Wheaton), which was adapted into Steven Spielbergâ€™s blockbuster film of the same name. The audiobook will publish simultaneously with the hardcover and ebook editions on November 24, 2020 and is now available for pre-order.
The audiobook for Ready Player One was the inaugural #1 New York Times audio fiction best seller when that list launched in March 2018, and was the first book to ever hit #1 in print, ebook, and audio formats. The book went on to spend 7 months on the audio bestsellers list in addition to over 100 weeks on New York Times print bestsellers lists. The Ready Player One book and audiobook have also been featured on hundreds of â€śbest ofâ€ť lists around the world, and received numerous honors, including the Alex Award, and was voted one of Americaâ€™s 100 Most Loved books of all time in PBSâ€™s â€śThe Great American Read.â€ť
In addition to his memorable TV and film roles, including in Stand by Me, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Flubber, and The Big Bang Theory, Wheaton is an acclaimed voice actor and listener-favorite narrator, also performing Clineâ€™s Armada and books by John Green and Randall Munroe.
Get ready for Ready Player Two by listening to Ready Player One:
In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when heâ€™s jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASISâ€”heâ€™s devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this worldâ€™s digital confines. But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize.
Ernest Cline is a #1 New York Times bestselling novelist, screenwriter, father, and full-time geek. He is the author of the novels Ready Player One and Armada and co-screenwriter of the blockbuster film adaptation of Ready Player One, directed by Steven Spielberg. His books have been published in over fifty countries and have spent more than 100 weeks on The New York Times bestsellers list. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his family, a time-traveling DeLorean, and a large collection of classic video games.
Wil Wheaton has appeared in dozens of films and TV series, including Rob Reinerâ€™s Stand by Me and Star Trek: The Next Generation; he played a fictionalized version of himself on CBSâ€™s The Big Bang Theory, one of the most highly rated and watched sitcoms of the last decade. An accomplished voice actor and #1 New York Times bestselling audiobook narrator, Wil has lent his talents to animated series, video games, and audiobooks including Family Guy, Batman: Brave and the Bold, Grand Theft Auto, and audiobooks by Ernest Cline, John Scalzi, Randall Monroe, Joe Hill, and Andy Weir. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Anne, two rescued dogs, one cat, and two vintage arcade cabinets.