Set in the year 2045, when much of humanity, escaping the desolation of the real world, uses the virtual reality software OASIS to engage in work and play. Orphaned teenager Wade Watts discovers clues to a hidden game within the program that promises the winner full ownership of the OASIS, and joins several allies to try to complete the game before indentured players working for a large company, run by businessman Nolan Sorrento, can do so.

 

Spielberg's regular collaborator John Williams was planning to compose the film's score. However with Williams in semi-retirement and limiting his workload, it was reported that he left the project to work on Spielberg's other film, The Post  instead. Alan Silvestri was hired to take over scoring duties for Ready Player One.

Alan SIlvestri

Born: March 26, 1950 (age 68), Teaneck NJ

Education: Teaneck High School, Berklee School of Music