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WB Pushing Ready Player One For Oscars

Matt McGloinPosted: 10/29/2018 - 09:20
WB Pushing Ready Player One For Oscars

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

Production Designer

ADAM STOCKHAUSEN

Set Decorator

ANNA PINNOCK

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

KASIA WALICKA MAIMONE

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Visual Effects Supervisors

ROGER GUYETT

GRADY COFER

MATTHEW BUTLER

Animation Supervisor

DAVID SHIRK

BEST SOUND EDITING

Supervising Sound Designer

GARY RYDSTROM

Supervising Sound Editor

RICHARD HYMNS

BEST SOUND MIXING

Production Sound Mixer

CHRIS MUNRO, AMPS, CAS

Re-Recording Mixers

ANDY NELSON

GARY RYDSTROM

 

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.

Ready Player One