The Blade Runner sequel finally has a release date. The follow-up to Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi film will open on January 12, 2018, Warner Bros. announced today (via The Hollywood Reporter).
Ryan Gosling will star in the movie, alongside Harrison Ford, who will reprise his role as Rick Deckard.
Directing the film will be Denis Villeneuve (Sicario) from a script written by original Blade Runner co-writer Hampton Fancher and Michael Green (Alien: Covenant, Smallville). Filming is scheduled to begin in July.
Blade Runner was based on Philip K. Dick's 1968 dystopian novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? There is no word yet on what the story will be for the sequel.
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A new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), discovers a dark secret that might bring an end to humanity. K's discovery leads him to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who disappeared thirty years ago.
Directed by Denis Villeneuve, Blade Runner 2049's release date is October 2017.
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