Filming Begins on Ready Player One

Steven Spielberg directing cast and crew on set of Ready Player One on Lionel Street in Birmingham City Centre.

The film is based on the 2011 novel by Ernest Cline and stars Tye Sheridan as Wade Owen Watts – a young man who joins an international hunt to decode hidden secrets in an online virtual world known as The Oasis set in 2044.

Filming will take place in the Digbeth and Jewellery Quarter  areas of Birmingham over the next few weeks.