With the second trailer being released tomorrow, Warner Bros. Pictures has revealed the official poster for Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One.
Directed by legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg, Ready Player One is based on the best-selling sci-fi novel by author Ernest Cline. The film stars Tye Sheridan (X-Men: Apocalypse), Olivia Cooke (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl), Ben Mendelsohn (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) and T.J. Miller (Deadpool), with Simon Pegg (Star Trek) and Oscar winner Mark Rylance (Dunkirk).
The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday (Mark Rylance). When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world. When an unlikely young hero named Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) decides to join the contest, he is hurled into a breakneck, reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical universe of mystery, discovery and danger.
Spielberg directed the film from a screenplay by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline. The film was produced by Spielberg, Donald De Line, Kristie Macosko Krieger and Dan Farah; with Adam Somner, Daniel Lupi, Chris DeFaria and Bruce Berman serving as executive producers.