Warner Bros. has launched their "for your consideration" website, which offers three movies they want the Academy to consider for the Oscars, including Ready Player One, A Star Is Born and Crazy Rich Asians.
Regarding Ready Player One, WB thinks the following should be nominated:
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
KASIA WALICKA MAIMONE
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Visual Effects Supervisors
BEST SOUND EDITING
Supervising Sound Designer
Supervising Sound Editor
BEST SOUND MIXING
Production Sound Mixer
CHRIS MUNRO, AMPS, CAS
Ready Player One was released March 29, 2018 directed by Stephen Spielberg and starred Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke and Ben Mendelsohn.
The movie brought in $137 million domestically, with $445.2 million internationally for a worldwide gross of $582,218,455.
Here is the description:
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.
The WB website also offers ;a special screening ;of Ready Player One will take place Saturday, November 10 at 2:00 pm at the IMAX David Keighley Theatre in Los Angeles.