Film centers on a young outcast named Wade Watts. In the near future, Watts escapes from his daily drudgery by logging onto an MMO game called 'The Oasis'. When the game's billionaire founder dies, he offers players his fortune as the prize in an easter egg hunt within The Oasis. Watts gets in on the action then after five years finds himself facing off against corporate foes who will go to any lengths to get the money -- in both the real world and in The Oasis. Written by
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As of March 25th, Steven Spielberg
is attached to direct this film. Spielberg himself is actually mentioned in the original novel by Ernest Cline that this film is based on. Spielberg has stated that he will be removing references of his movies. See more
References Cowboy Bebop