Ready Player One is an upcoming American science fiction action 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.
The film stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T. J. Miller, Simon Pegg, and Mark Rylance.
Set in a near-future dystopian Earth, the population spends most of its time in an interconnected virtual space called the OASIS.
When the founder of OASIS dies and bequeaths ownership of OASIS to the first person to find a hidden treasure within OASIS by playing games and solving puzzles, a race ensues between a young man and his friends, and a large corporate entity that wants to control OASIS for themselves.
The film is scheduled to be released by Warner Bros. in the United States on March 29, 2018.
Tye Sheridan as Wade Owen Watts / Parzival
Olivia Cooke as Samantha Evelyn Cook / Art3mis
Ben Mendelsohn as Nolan Sorrento
T. J. Miller as i-R0k
Simon Pegg as Ogden Morrow / Og
Mark Rylance as James Donovan Halliday / Anorak
Win Morisaki as Daito
Lena Waithe as Aech
Philip Zhao as Shoto
Ralph Ineson as Rick
Letitia Wright as Reb