Warner Bros. has release the first image from Steven Spielberg’s upcoming sci-fi Ready Player One. Based on Ernest Cline’s novel of the same name, the film is set in the near future and follows “outcast teenager Wade Watts, who escapes from his bleak surroundings by logging in to the OASIS, a globally networked virtual utopia where users can lead idyllic alternate lives. When eccentric billionaire who created the OASIS dies, he offers up his vast fortune as the prize in an elaborate treasure hunt. Along with gamers from around the world, Wade joins the adventure, and quickly finds himself pitted against powerful corporate foes and other ruthless competitors who will do anything, in the oasis or the real world, to reach the treasure first.”
Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Mark Rylance, Simon Pegg, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Lena Waithe and F’Nale Zandor also star. Ready Player One opens in theatres March 30, 2018. Thanks to Entertainment Weekly for the photo.