Ready Player One

Ready Player One | Adventure, Sci-Fi | Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe | Hollywood Movies | English Movies

Ready Player One
'Ready Player One' movie poster, image credit: IMDb

Ready Player One is a 2018 American science fiction film produced and directed by Steven Spielberg, and written by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline, based on Cline's 2011 novel of the same name.

"Ready Player One" premiered at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas on March 11, 2018, was theatrically released by Warner Bros. Pictures in the United States on March 29, 2018, in 2D, Real D 3D, IMAX and IMAX 3D. It received generally positive reviews, critics praised its visuals, brisk pacing. It also received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects.

The film takes place in 2045, when much of humanity uses the virtual reality software OASIS to escape the desolation of the real world. Orphaned teenager Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) discovers clues to a hidden game within the program that promises the winner full ownership of the OASIS, and joins several allies to try to complete the game before a large company run by businessman Nolan Sorrento (Ben Mendelsohn) can do so.

Cast - Tye Sheridan as Wade Watts/Parzival
          Olivia Cooke as Samantha Cook/Art3mis
          Ben Mendelsohn as Nolan Sorrento
          Lena Waithe as Helen Harris/Aech
          T.J. Miller as i-R0k
          Simon Pegg as Ogden Morrow/the Curator
          Mark Rylance as James Halliday/Anorak the All-Knowing
          Philip Zhao as Zhou/Sho
          Win Morisaki as Toshiro/Daito
          Hannah John-Kamen as F'Nale Zandor

Release Date - March 11, 2018 (SXSW)
                        March 29, 2018 (United States)

Genre - Adventure, Sci-Fi

Directed by - Steven Spielberg

Produced by - Steven Spielberg
                       Donald De Line
                       Dan Farah
                       Kristie Macosko Krieger

Screenplay by - Zak Penn
                         Ernest Cline

Based on - 'Ready Player One'
                  by Ernest Cline

Music by - Alan Silvestri

Cinematography - Janusz Kamiński

Edited by - Michael Kahn
                  Sarah Broshar

Production Company - Warner Bros. Pictures
                                    Amblin Partners
                                    Amblin Entertainment
                                    Village Roadshow Pictures
                                    De Line Pictures
                                    Farah Films & Management

Distributed by - Warner Bros. Pictures

Country - United States

Language - English

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