Ready Player One new featurette goes behind the scenes

Steven Spielberg makes magic in this new behind the scenes video for Ready Player One

If you’re struggling to hold on until Wednesday to see Ready Player One, keep the hype at bay with this new featurette video, which goes behind the scenes.

You can read the synopsis for Ready Player One here:

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.

Joining Tye Sheridan (X-Men: ApocalypseMud), Olivia Cooke (Me and Earl and the Dying GirlBates Motel), Ben Mendelsohn (Rogue One – A Star Wars Story,Bloodline) and T.J. Miller (DeadpoolSilicon Valley), with Simon Pegg (the Star Trek movies, the Mission: Impossible movies) and Oscar winner Mark Rylance (Bridge of SpiesDunkirk) round out the cast. Directed by Spielberg from a screenplay by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline, Ready Player One was produced by Spielberg, Donald De Line, Kristie Macosko Krieger and Dan Farah; with Adam Somner, Daniel Lupi, Chris DeFaria and Bruce Berman as executive producers.

Ready Player One will be released in cinemas on 30 March 2018. You can read our review of the film here. Get all the latest sci-fi news with every issue of SciFiNow.