SDCC 2017: Ready Player One debuts and it's fantastic!

Ready Player One trailer revealed

After debuting the first trailer for Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of Ready Player One, a few more people from the film's creative team joined Spielberg and Ernest Cline on stage. We just simply was unaware of what Ready Player One was, but we think you agree after watching the following trailer any of you that are movie fans will, at the very least have your intrigue peaked.

The trailer opens on the young Wade, portrayed by Tye Sheridan, equipping themselves with his helmet and gloves of a player before being transported into the virtual world of the Oasis.

But Spielberg made a decision to take on the challenge anyway, spending two and a half years bringing author Ernest Cline's vision to life.

"It was like the most wonderful flash forward and flashback at the same time", the director said of the film, an adaptation of Ernest Cline's sci-fi novel.

Yup: The Iron Giant, Freddy Krueger, a DeLorean, the Tron lightbikes are all mushed together in this "Holy Grail" (yeah...sigh, I know) of pop culture. I am not familiar with the book that this film is based on.

Steven Spielberg has received an impressive ovation upon his entry in the Hall of the 6,500-seat Convention center in San Diego, with the author Ernie Cline.

Anyone who loved Ready Player One the novel did so partly because of all the '80s pop culture references contained therein, but it would be impossible for the film to cover them all.

The director began hiring artists to work on the movie.

We got our first look at the world of Spielberg's Ready Player One in mid-July when Entertainment Weekly published a photo that magically brought the world of the book to life.

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