Explore The Collaboration Between Spielberg and Ernest Cline In This Ready Player One Featurette

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One of the greatest directors of a generation, and one author who owes that director a huge debt of influence.

The future of Ready Player One, even before Spielberg signed on to direct the film, was irrevocably shaped by his work. He’s one of the pop cultural titans of the ‘80s, the decade that shapes much of the interests of the highly referential story. In this new featurette, both Cline and Spielberg reflect on their collaboration, and how both bring out each others’ best in shaping what Spielberg calls a “visionary” world.

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