Alcon Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures and Sony Pictures have agreed on a premiere date for the sequel to Blade Runner. According to the official press release, the movie will be presented to viewers on January 12, 2018.
Filming is expected to start in July 2016. Behind the camera will be 13-time Academy Award nominee Roger Deakins. The director is Denis Villeneuve, who has previously directed such movies as Fires and Captives. Original movie creator Ridley Scott will be performing production duties.
At the time of this writing, the plot of the movie with the tentative title "Blade Runner 2" was not specified, it was only known that the action takes place several decades after the events of the first series. It is expected that the role of Deckard will again be played by Harrison Ford, who has repeatedly stated his readiness to return to this image, if there is a script that satisfies him.
Recall that "Blade Runner", based on the work of Philip Dick, was released in 1982. The box office of the project turned out to be very modest even at that time - $ 32 million, but over time it was awarded the status of a cult. The movie was significantly different from the literary source.
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