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Tye Sheridan on Filming "Ready Player One" With Legendary Director Steven Spielberg

What is it like to audition for director Steven Spielberg? Tye Sheridan, star of the filmmaker's latest film "Ready Player One," explains.

Released on 4/19/2018

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I'm shooting a movie called Ready Player One.
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Mr. Spielberg is directing it.
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Going into audition for Ready Player One,
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I knew that Mr. Spielberg was gonna be in the room.
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I told myself before going in
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just to be grateful for the opportunity.
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Just to go in and shake his hand,
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and audition in front of him was an experience alone.
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And then you get a call like a month later,
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and your agents say, All right, you're going to London
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to work with Steven Spielberg.
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And it's unbelievable.
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I don't know, it's not really a reality yet,
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I don't think it will be until I step on set.
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[Interviewer] Do you have a favorite
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Steven Spielberg movie?
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I love Minority Report, I love E.T.,
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I love Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
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Saving Private Ryan I love.
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You look at his resume, and you look at his credits,
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and it's just mind-boggling how one after another,
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back-to-back-to-back,
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is just a hit.
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It will be incredible to work with him,
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and to gain as much advice as I can.