From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure “Ready Participant 1,” dependent on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same identify, which has become a globally phenomenon.
The film is set in 2045, with the entire world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the men and women have discovered salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual fact universe designed by the outstanding and eccentric James Halliday (Mark Rylance). When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the 1st man or woman to locate a digital Easter egg he has hidden someplace in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the complete entire world. When an unlikely youthful hero named Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) decides to sign up for the contest, he is hurled into a breakneck, fact-bending treasure hunt via a fantastical universe of mystery, discovery and risk.
Spielberg directed the film from a screenplay by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline. The film was produced by Donald De Line, Spielberg, Kristie Macosko Krieger and Dan Farah with Adam Somner, Daniel Lupi, Chris deFaria and Bruce Berman serving as govt producers.
“Ready Participant One” stars Tye Sheridan (“X-Males: Apocalypse,” “Mud”), Olivia Cooke (“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” “Bates Motel”), Ben Mendelsohn (“Rogue 1 – A Star Wars Tale,” “Bloodline”) and T.J. Miller (“Deadpool,” “Silicon Valley”), with Simon Pegg (the “Star Trek” videos, the “Mission: Impossible” videos) and Oscar winner Mark Rylance (“Bridge of Spies,” “Dunkirk”).
At the rear of the scenes, 3-time Oscar winner Spielberg (“Schindler’s Record,” “Saving Private Ryan”) reunited his innovative crew from “Bridge of Spies,” which include Oscar-winning director of pictures Janusz Kaminski (“Schindler’s Record,” “Saving Private Ryan”), Oscar-winning generation designer Adam Stockhausen (“The Grand Budapest Hotel”), Oscar-winning editor Michael Kahn (“Saving Private Ryan,” “Raiders of the Dropped Ark”) and Sarah Broshar (“The Post”), and costume designer Kasia Walicka-Maimone (“Moonrise Kingdom”). The songs is by Oscar-nominated composer Alan Silvestri (the “Back to the Future” films, “Forrest Gump”).
Warner Bros. Pics and Amblin Enjoyment present, in affiliation with Village Roadshow Pics, an Amblin Output, a De Line Pics Output, a Steven Spielberg Film, “Ready Participant 1.”
Slated for launch on March 29, 2018, the film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pics, a Warner Bros. Enjoyment Business, and in pick out territories by Village Roadshow Pics.