neilrieckNoobMember6 XPOct-20-2012 6:59 AM
Ridley Scott has never indicated that the existing "Blade Runner" books would be used to do "Blade Runner 2" but I always thought the 1995 book titled "Blade Runner 2: The Edge of Human" would be a good starting point.
The rear dust cover of this book includes a photo of author K. W. Jeter with Phlip K Dick in Dick's office while hinting at a pre-death collaboration. Could this cover story be just a marketing ploy for the book? (maybe)
I have just re-read BR2 book and have published information in two sections (spoilers and non-spoilers) which you can read here:
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Svanya2KAdmin4298 XPOct-20-2012 8:43 AM
Thank you for posting this neilrieck!
I agree with you this might be be what the movie will be loosely based on because the main character in this book is a female, and Ridley does say the sequel will feature a main female protagonist.
I stated the thought it may be based on this novel here: [url=http://www.bladerunner2-movie.com/community/forums/topic/31]SPECULATION: Peter Weyland Showing Up In BLADE RUNNER 2?[/url]
neilrieckNoobMember6 XPOct-23-2012 5:45 AM
I didn't know Ridley said the main character would be female. But this makes sense because Ridley's movies usually feature strong females (Alien and Thelma & Louise first spring to mind; then secondary female characters in Gladiator and Blade Runner pop up)
Svanya2KAdmin4298 XPOct-24-2012 7:14 PM
Here is the quote;
"Funny enough, I started my first meetings on the Blade Runner sequel last week. We have a very good take on it. And we’ll definitely be featuring a female protagonist"~Ridley Scott.
You can read the whole article here: [url=http://www.bladerunner2-movie.com/news/334]Ridley Scott Says He'll Direct Blade Runner Sequel[/url]
LethalNoobMember0 XPJan-21-2013 3:37 AM
I've heard of the novel. I'll check Google Images for clarification on that PKD pic
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