Steven Spielberg’s First Ready Player One Trailer is Filled With Pop Culture Awesomeness (VIDEO)
After recently releasing a first look image about the anticipated science fiction film, an official trailer for Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One has now appeared online following its debut at San Diego Comic Con. The spectacular footage shows off the adventure’s amazing effects-driven action and delicious pop culture references that will surely excite fans. And yes, both The Iron Giant and the time-travelling DeLorean make an appearance to the tune of Rush’s “Tom Sawyer” because why the hell not? Check out the Ready Player One trailer and official synopsis below:
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.”
Directed by Steven Spielberg, Ready Player One is an adaptation of the acclaimed Ernest Cline novel of the same name. Just by looking at the trailer, the film has Spielberg’s stamp all over it, blending his old school methods of storytelling with amazing modern day visuals. The film will surely astonish audiences when it arrives on March 30th, 2018.
What do you think of the Ready Player One trailer? Are you excited to to see the film, or are you let down by the lack of story presented in the footage? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to follow DFTG on Twitter for the latest gaming and entertainment news 24 hours a day! Fore some more cool SDCC trailers, check out these next few links:
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