“Armada” is from the same author of “Ready Player One”.
“Flash” movie writer Dan Mazeau to adapt sci-fi novel “Armada” for the big screen. The book is by Ernie Cline, the same author for Ready Player One which recently got the movie treatment by Steven Spielberg.
On it’s Wikipedia page “Armada” is about “a teenager who plays an online video game about defending against an alien invasion, only to find out that the game is a simulator to prepare him and people around the world for defending against an actual alien invasion.”
Universal owns the movie rights.
Mazeau is best known for writing 2012’s Wrath of the Titans. He also worked on film scripts for “Flash” and a “Johnny Quest” movie.