We first mentioned the movie Ready Player One six years ago in our review of the Ernest Cline novel here at borg.com. Warner Bros. kicked off Comic-Con Saturday today at San Diego Comic-Con with director Steven Spielberg, a few cast members, and the author showing the first trailer for the movie. The audiobook, read by Wil Wheaton and currently available free here at Amazon with an Audible sign-up, has been a huge hit with fans, almost taking on a life of its own. But how does the first preview compare to expectations?
Start counting the Easter Eggs now: Iron Giant, Freddy Krueger, the Back to the Future DeLorean. What else did you find?
Ready Player One stars X-Men: Apocalypse’s Tye Sheridan, Killjoys’ Hannah John-Kamen, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’s Ben Mendelsohn, Star Trek and Star Wars’ Simon Pegg, and Bates Motel’s Olivia Cooke.
Here is the official HD version shown at Comic-Con, Warner Bros.’ first trailer for Ready Player One:
You have a long wait for this one. Ready Player One is scheduled for release in theaters March 30, 2018.