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Ready Player One is the film adaptation of the book Ready Player One.
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ProductionEdit

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In June 2010, the same day Cline finalized his publishing deal with Random House, the film rights to this film were purchased by Warner Bros. Donald De Line signed on to produce with Cline adapting his own novel into a screenplay (Eric Eason and Zak Penn assisted Cline with rewrites), and in March 2015 Steven Spielberg signed on to direct.

In September 2015, the first cast member, Olivia Cooke, was announced to be joining as Art3mis. January 9 2016, the second cast member, Ben Mendelsohn, was announced to be joining as Nolan Sorrento, February 24 2016, the third cast member, Tye Sheridan, was announced to be joining as Wade Owen Watts. March 17 2016, the fourth cast member, Bill Murray, was announced to be joining as Ogden Morrow, but is cast as Simon Pegg currently. April 13 2016, the fifth cast member, Mark Rylance, was announced to be joining as James Donovan Halliday. June 1 2016, the sixth cast member, T.J Miller, was announced to be joining as iR0-k. June 5 2016, the seventh cast member, Win Morisaki was announced to be joining as Toshiro Yoshiaki. July 29 2016, the eighth cast member, Philip Zhao was announced to be joining as Akihide Karatsu.

Filming Edit

Production was slated to begin July 2016. Screenwriter Zak Penn tweeted on July 1 2016 that the first week of filming was completed. Filming took place early September 2016 in the Jewellery Quarter and Digbeth areas of Birmingham, England with the setting in grungy dystopian Ohio.

CastEdit

List of ReferencesEdit

Video GamesEdit

  • Ms. Pac-Man : A Ms. Pac-Man sticker is seen on Art3mis' Akira bike.
  • Joust : The knight on the ostrich is seen in the crowd of Oasis civilians during the final battle.
  • Centipede: A scorpion can be seen taking out the knight on the ostrich and carrying its rider.
  • Street Fighter : Ryu is seen on the racetrack, Blanka is seen in the nightclub scene, and both Chun-Li and Sagat are seen in the crowd of Oasis civilians during the final battle.
  • Battletoads : Zitz, Rash and Pimple are seen in the crowd of Oasis civilians during the final battle.
  • Duke Nukem : Duke Nukem is one of the Oasis civilians taken out by Aech.
  • Tomb Raider : Lara Croft is seen in the Oasis nightclub and is also seen during the final battle.
  • Battleborn : El Dragón, Toby, and Ambra are seen in the crowd of Oasis civilians during the final battle. Attikus is seen walking around the Oasis entrance.
  • Mass Effect : The male and female versions of Commander Shepard are seen at the Oasis nightclub and during the final battle.
  • Overwatch : Tracer and Mercy are seen during the final battle in the Oasis alongside several other famous characters.
  • Mortal Kombat : Raiden, Cassie Cage, Kitana and Scorpion are seen in the crowd of Oasis civilians during the final battle. Sub-Zero and Johnny Cage are seen walking on the Oasis racetrack.
  • Halo : Master Chief, a group of Spartans and an Elite are seen in the final battle.
  • StarCraft : A Protoss is briefly seen in the Oasis walking around behind Hello Kitty and her friends.
  • Devil May Cry: Danté is seen during the final battle amongst the Oasis civilians.
  • Legend of Zelda: Link and Ganondorf are seen during the final battle.
  • Metroid: Samus Aran is seen in the crowd of Oasis civilians during the final battle. She is also seen in the nightclub dancing next to Art3mis.
  • BioShock: A Big Daddy is seen during the final battle in the Oasis.
  • Final Fantasy VII : Cloud Strife is seen during the final battle.
  • Bayonetta : The titular character is seen during the final battle.
  • Mega Man : The titular character is briefly seen during the final battle in the Oasis.
  • Super Mario Bros: Mario and Yoshi are briefly seen during the final battle.
  • Minecraft: Herobrine and a Creeper are briefly seen during the final battle.
  • Sonic the Hedgehog: The titular character is seen during the final battle in the Oasis.
  • Fire Emblem: Marth and Robin are seen in the Oasis nightclub.
  • Skylanders: Gill Grunt, Drobot and Torch are seen during the final battle in the Oasis.
  • Kirby: The titular character is seen during the final battle.
  • Pokemon: Parzival is seen throwing a pokeball at the Batmobile during the race.
  • Half-Life: Gordon Freeman is seen during the final battle.
  • God of War: Kratos is seen during the final battle.
  • Uncharted: Nathan Drake is seen during the final battle.
  • Resident Evil: Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine are seen during the final battle.
  • Star Fox: Fox McCloud is seen duing the final battle.
  • Darkstalkers: Jedah Dohma and Morrigan are seen during the final battle.
  • Metal Gear Solid: Solid Snake is seen in the nightclub.
  • F-Zero: Captain Falcon is seen getting in the Blue Falcon on the Oasis racetrack.
  • Pimkin: Olimar is seen in the Oasis nightclub.
  • Kid Icarus: Pit and Palutena are seen during the final battle.
  • Earthbound: Ness is seen fighting a Sixer during the final battle.
  • Punch-Out: Little Mac is seen during the final battle.
  • Xenoblade Chronicles: Shulk is seen during the final battle.
  • Shovel Knight: The titular character is seen in the Oasis.
  • Splatoon: Parzivel is seen using Inkling based weapons during the final battle.

MoviesEdit

  • King Kong : King Kong is seen as one of the stage hazards in the Oasis racetrack.
  • Mad Max : The Interceptor car is seen as one of the vehicles in the Oasis racetrack.
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street : Freddy Krueger is one of the Oasis AI civilians taken out by Aech.
  • Conan the Barbarian : The titular character is briefly seen in the Oasis nightclub.
  • Aliens : Ripley piloting her yellow mech suit can be briefly seen in the crowd of Oasis civillians during the final battle. A Xenomorph is seen during the final battle.
  • Christine : The titular car can be seen amongst other famous vehicles in the Oasis racetrack.
  • Army of Darkness : The Deadites are seen amongst other famous characters in the Oasis battlefield.
  • Back to the Future : Parzival is seen driving a DeLorean.
  • Child's Play : Chucky is amongst the Oasis civilians seen during the final battle.
  • Akira : Art3mis drives Shotaro Kaneda's motorcycle from the film.
  • Say Anything... : Parzival is seen holding the boombox from the film.
  • Hellboy: The titular character can be briefly seen during the final battle.
  • Spawn: The titular character can be seen in the Oasis nightclub.
  • The Iron Giant : The Iron Giant is seen during the final battle in the Oasis.
  • The 7th Voyage of Sinbad : The Cyclops can be seen during the final battle.
  • Jurassic Park : Rexy the Tyrannosaurus Rex can be seen as one of the obstacle hazards in the Oasis racetrack.
  • Transformers : Bumblebee, Optimus Prime and Nitro Zeus are seen with the Oasis civilians during the final battle. Megatron is seen transforming on the Oasis racetrack.
  • Star Wars: Kylo Ren, Boba Fett and Ahsoka Tano are seen amongst the Oasis civilians during the final battle. Darth Vader is seen in the Oasis nightclub. C-3PO and R2-D2 are seen walking on the Oasis racetrack. X-Wings are seen flying in the air during the final battle. The AT-AT Walkers can be seen during the final battle.
  • Godzilla: Mechagodzilla and Gigan are seen amongst the Oasis civilians during the final battle. Godzilla 2014 can be seen attacking Megalon in the distance on the Oasis racetrack.
  • Friday the 13th : Jason Voorhees is seen in the crowd of Oasis civilians during the final battle in the Oasis.
  • Gremlins : Multiple Gremlins are briefly seen in the crowd of Oasis civilians during the final battle.
  • War of the Worlds : A Tripod is seen during the final battle.
  • Tron : A Blue Lightcycle is seen on the Oasis racetrack.
  • Cars : Mater is seen on the Oasis racetrack.
  • Ghostbusters : The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man is seen duing the final battle.
  • Pacific Rim: Gipsy Danger is seen during the final battle.
  • Big Hero 6: Baymax is seen during the final battle.
  • Indiana Jones: The titular character is seen during the final battle.
  • Gamera: The titular character is seen during the final battle.
  • Ultraman: The titular character is seen during the final battle.
  • Mothra: The titular character is briefly seen during the final battle.
  • Cloverfield: The Cloverfield Monster is briefly seen in New York battling King Kong.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Leonardo and Raphael are seen in the Oasis nightclub. Tokka is seen during the final battle.
  • Wall-E: The titular character is seen next to Parzival in the Oasis nightclub.
  • Harry Potter: The titular character is seen during the final battle.
  • Real Steel: Atom is seen during the final battle.
  • G.I Joe: Snake Eyes and Duke are seen in the Oasis nightclub.
  • The Wizard of Oz: The Wicked Witch is seen during the final battle.
  • The Terminator: T-1000 and T-101 are seen during the final battle.
  • Toy Story: Buzz Lightyear is seen during the final battle.
  • Sharknado: Fin Shepard is seen with his chainsaw during the final battle.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Jack Sparrow is seen during the final battle.
  • The Matrix: Neo is seen giving Wade a mushroom during the final battle.
  • Jurassic World: Rexy is shown chasing Aech's monster truck.
  • The Incredibles: Mr. Incredible is seen in the Oasis nightclub.
  • Guardians of The Galaxy: Rocket and Groot are seen in the Oasis nightclub.
  • Jason and the Argonauts: The Living Skeletons can be seen during the final battle.
  • Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster: The titular character is seen in New York on the Oasis racetrack.
  • Predator: The titular character is seen next to Deadshot during the final battle.

Comics/LiteratureEdit

  • DC Comics : A Wonder Woman sticker is seen on Art3mis's Akira bike. Deathstroke, Doctor Fate, Posion Ivy, Killer Frost, Wonder Woman, Joker, and Harley Quinn are seen in the Oasis nightclub. Deadshot and the Burton version of Catwoman are seen in the crowd of Oasis civilians during the final battle. Batman and Flash are seen in the final battle. Superman and Robin are seen killing a Sixer.
  • Marvel Comics : Peter Parker and Bruce Banner are mentioned by Parzival. Deadpool, Iron Man, Hulk, Spider-Man, Loki and Thanos are seen in the crowd of Oasis civilians during the final battle. Black Widow and Hawkeye are seen in the Oasis nightclub. Scarlet Witch, Captain America, Wolverine and Doctor Doom are seen chasing a Sixer.
  • The Lord of the Rings : Gandalf is seen in the Oasis nightclub, and a cave troll is spotted during the final battle in the Oasis.
  • Hägar the Horrible : The titular character is briefly seen in the Oasis nightclub.
  • The Maze Runner : A Griever is seen during the final battle. Thomas and Sonya are seen in the nightclub.
  • The Black Order : Proxima Midnight and Corvus Glaive are seen during the final battle.
  • The Hunger Games: Katniss Everdeen is seen during the final battle.

ContemporaryEdit

  • Bigfoot : Aech drives the vehicle on the Oasis racetrack.
  • Simon (game) : The game is seen as a pin on James Halliday's jacket.
  • Madballs : Repville is seen as graffiti in the real world of Ohio.
  • Hello Kitty : The titular character, Kerropi, and Badtz-Maru can be briefly seen in the Oasis. A sticker decal of the character can also be seen on Art3mis's bike.
  • Warhammer 40,000: Eldar is seen in the final battle.

TV ShowsEdit

  • Batman 1966 : The Batmobile from the show is seen as one of the vehicles in the Oasis racetrack.
  • Digimon: Digital Monsters: Tai Kamiya and Agumon are seen in the nightclub. WarGreymon is seen during the final battle.
  • The Greatest American Hero : Ralph Hinkley's superhero logo can be seen as a sticker on Art3mis's Akira bike.
  • Knight Rider : Parzival's DeLorean is outfitted with KITT.
  • The A-Team : The A-Team van is seen as one of the vehicles in the Oasis racetrack.
  • Speed Racer : The Mach 5 can be seen as one of the vehicles in the Oasis racetrack.
  • Mobile Suit Gundam : The RX-78-2 Gundam mech is seen during the final battle in the Oasis.
  • SpongeBob SquarePants : The Patty Wagon is seen as one of the vehicles in the Oasis racetrack.
  • Fairly Oddparents: Cosmo is seen during the final battle.
  • Power Rangers: The Megazord is seen during the final battle.
  • He-Man: The titular character is seen during the final battle.
  • Phineas and Ferb: Perry the Platypus is mentioned by Wade.
  • Voltron: Defender of the Universe: Voltron is seen during the final battle.
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Evangelion Units are seen during the final battle.
  • Gravity Falls: Bill Cipher is seen during the final battle.
  • Game of Thrones: Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen are seen in the Oasis nightclub.
  • Naruto Shippudden: Naruto is seen during the final battle.
  • Dragonball Z: Goku is seen during the final battle.
  • Hey Arnold: Wade mentions it on the list of his favorite tv shows.
  • The Walking Dead: Negan is seen during the final battle.
  • Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D: Ghost Rider is seen riding his motorcycle during the Oasis race.
  • Shameless: Wade is caught watching Shameless.
  • Star Wars Rebels: Ezra and Kanan are seen during the final battle fighting a Sixer.

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