Ready Player One's new trailer has ALL the Easter eggs

Louise McCreesh

From Digital Spy

The second trailer for Steven Spielberg's forthcoming movie Ready Player One has dropped and – predictably – it's full of Easter eggs.

The story is set in 2044 and follows trailer park dweller Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) in a virtual reality world called Oasis.

When Oasis creator James Halliday (Mark Rylance) dies, Wade finds the first in a series of clues the creator left in a video challenging all users to find his Easter egg, which will give the finder half a trillion dollars and complete control of Oasis.

We've had a trailer previously which was also full of pop culture references, including '80s nods to Freddy Krueger, Back to the Future's DeLorean and, of course, the Iron Giant, who Spielberg says will be a major player in the film.

And here's the second:

The trailer includes more Easter eggs than we can count (and probably even more than that), so here are just a few.

Lara Croft can be seen ordering a drink (far right):

Here's King Kong:

And Harley Quinn and the Joker:

Evil doll baby Chucky also makes an appearance in this trailer, as does Suicide Squad's Deadshot (though presumably not the Will Smith version).

All of which begs the question, will we be able to watch this film without nudging our friend in the elbow several times? At this point, we seriously doubt it.

Ready Player One will be released in UK cinemas on March 30, 2018.

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