Ready Player One

Ready Player One
  • 2018
  • US
  • 2h 20min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
  • Cast: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg, Mark Rylance

Wade (Sheridan) lives in a city wasteland of rusting trailers called The Stacks, spending his days playing (along with nearly everyone else) in a VR world called the OASIS. But then OASIS’s creator dies; who will inherit his fortune? Eye-popping blockbuster, relentlessly entertaining but without much emotion or involvement.

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Tye Sheridan said every day was challenging filming Ready Player One

3 Apr 2018

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Tye Sheridan said "every day was a new challenge" while filming 'Ready Player One'. The 21-year-old actor stars as the lead role Wade Watts in Steven Spielberg's latest sci-fi romp - which is based on the book of the same name by Ernest Cline - and…

Olivia Cooke says using motion capture in Ready Player One was liberating

27 Mar 2018

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Olivia Cooke found using motion capture in 'Ready Player One' "liberating". The 24-year-old actress stars as Art3mis in the new Steven Spielberg film - based off the best-selling novel by Ernest Cline - and although the majority of the movie is shot in…

Ready Player One

26 Mar 20184 stars

Spielberg delivers eye-popping entertainment, packed with reference after reference

It was obvious from all the buzz that Steven Spielberg's spectacular virtual reality adventure fantasy – the screen version of Ernest Cline's best-selling novel, scripted by Cline and Zak Penn – would be movie nirvana for fortysomething fanboys. So…

Win Morisaki says Steven Spielberg is like his grandpa

20 Mar 2018

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Win Morisaki feels like Steven Spielberg is his "grandpa". The 27-year-old actor stars as Toshiro Yoshiaki aka Daito in Spielberg's latest sci-fi romp 'Ready Player One' and he knew he wanted to be part of the movie after learning that the iconic…

Steven Spielberg couldn't get Star Wars rights for Ready Player One

16 Mar 2018

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Steven Spielberg couldn't get the rights to 'Star Wars' for his latest movie 'Ready Player One'. In his newest sci-fi romp, the filmmaker has referenced number of 1980s classic pop culture including 'The Shining', 'King Kong', 'Jurassic Park', 'Back to…

Steven Spielberg's exhausting shoot

4 Mar 2018

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Steven Spielberg was left "sleep deprived" shooting 'Ready Player One'. The 71-year-old filmmaker admitted his latest sci-fi saga has been one of the most "difficult" projects he's ever worked on and he needed to learn a lot of new skills to make it…

Ben Mendelsohn intimidated by Steven Spielberg

3 Sep 2017

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Ben Mendelsohn felt intimidated by Steven Spielberg when he first started working with him on 'Ready Player One'. The 48-year-old actor stars in the upcoming sci-fi movie - which is being helmed by the 70-year-old filmmaker - as Nolan Sorrento, and has…

T.J. Miller joins Spielberg's Ready Player One

2 Jun 2016

Film gossip

T.J. Miller has joined the star-studded cast of Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One'. The 34-year-old actor, who is best known for his comedic role as Erlich Bachmann in 'Silicon Valley', joins an impressive line-up in the sci-fi movie that already…

Mark Rylance joins Spielberg's Ready Player One

14 Apr 2016

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Oscar winner Mark Rylance will reunite with Steven Spielberg for 'Ready Player One'. The 56-year-old star picked up the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his performance as Soviet intelligence office Rudolf Abel in the acclaimed director's 2015…

Simon Pegg set to join Ready Player One

18 Mar 2016

Film gossip

Simon Pegg is set to join the cast of Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One'. It's understood the 46-year-old is eyeing up the role of OASIS creator Orgen Morrow in the big-screen adaptation of Ernest Cline's best-selling book. According to The Hollywood…

Tye Sheridan lands lead role in Ready Player One

25 Feb 2016

Film gossip

'X-Men: Apocalypse' star Tye Sheridan is to play the lead role of Wade Watts in Stephen Spielberg's 'Ready Player One'. The 19-year-old actor will join Ben Mandelson, who plays Nolan Sorrento, and Olivia Cooke, who will portray a Canadian blogger named…

Ben Mendelsohn to star in Spielberg's Ready Player One

7 Jan 2016

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'Bloodline' actor Ben Mendelsohn has signed up to star in Steven Spielberg's forthcoming movie 'Ready Player One'. Fresh from starring in the 2015 Netflix thriller, the 46-year-old Australian actor will play the lead villain in the sci-fi movie set in…

Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One gets release date

7 Aug 2015

Film gossip

Steven Spielberg's new sci-fi movie 'Ready Player One' has been handed a release date of December 15, 2017. The eagerly-awaited release is based on Ernest Cline's book of the same name and will see Donald De Line, Dan Farah and Kristie Macosko Krieger…

Steven Spielberg to direct Ready Player One

26 Mar 2015

Film gossip

Steven Spielberg is to direct 'Ready Player One'. The 68-year-old film-maker, who's previously directed iconic movies such as 'Jaws', 'Jurassic Park' and 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial', has agreed to helm the much-anticipated project based on the popular…

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