The official trailer for Ready Player One is out and it looks stupendous with plenty of nostalgic amazingness. The incredible trailer features so many pop culture Easter eggs in the trailer including Tracer from Overwatch, Chucky, Chun-Li from Street Fighter, Freddy Krueger from Nightmare on Elm Street.a DeLorean DMC-12 from Back to the Future, as well as characters from Lord of the Rings, and Iron Giant. But this fantasy movie takes a deep look at virtual reality and is set decades in the future.
The film is the film adaptation of Ernest Cline’s bestselling novel of the same name and here is the official synopsis:
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.
The film stars Ben Mendelsohn, Olivia Cooke, Simon Pegg, Hannah John-Kamen, and T.J. Miller. Ready Player One rockets into theaters on March 30, 2018.