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BLADE RUNNER 2 (2017): Official Title & First Set Image Revealed

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Blade Runner 2’s Official Title and First Set Image

The official title for the sequel to Ridley Scott‘s seminal 1982 film Blade Runner has been revealed. The film will be entitled Blade Runner 2049. The title is derived from the time period of the original film. The events of Blade Runner took place during the year 2019. Since Harrison Ford has aged thirty years since he made the original film, the year of the film is being advanced thirty years as while.

Unlike the first film, Ridley Scott will not be directing Blade Runner 2049. Denis Villeneuve will be helming the sequel.  Jóhann Jóhannsson is creating the score for the film. Villeneuve and Jóhannsson both worked together on Sicario. Villeneuve directed Sicario while Jóhannsson created the musical score for the film.

Hampton Fancher and Michael Green wrote the current script for Blade Runner 2049. Hampton Fancher and David Peoples wrote the script for Blade Runner (based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick) and provided the initial story and plot ideas for Blade Runner 2049.

Blade Runner 2049 Set Image

Denis Villeneuve Ridley Scott Harrison Ford Ryan Gosling Blade Runner 2049 Set

Denis Villeneuve Ridley Scott Harrison Ford Ryan Gosling Blade Runner 2049 Set Image

Blade Runner 2049 also stars Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Carla Juri, Mackenzie Davis, Barkhad Abdi, Dave Bautista, Lennie James, David Dastmalchian, Jared Leto, Robin Wright, and Hiam Abbass.

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  • Paul Scollon

    I’m very nervous that this is going to suck.

  • Rollo Tomasi

    Same here.

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