Blade Runner News
Amazon has given greenlight for The Man In The High Castle and the pilot (which you can stream for free here) turned into their most watched pilot ever. Other series given the greenlight is an hour-long dark comedy Mad Dogs; docu-series The New Yorker Presents; along with kids shows Just Add Magic, and The Stinky & Dirty Show.
Quentin Lengelé from Belgium has made a 3D model of Deckards Apartment and he’s still adding furniture and other items to it. His goal is to be able and use it together with Oculus Rift. It’s still not completely done and could take a while (if you’re interested in all of what you could find in Deckard’s Apartment, then take a few minutes and visit the Deckard’s Apartment thread at Propsummit). He has done a small preview and it’s very impressive.
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Youtube publisher RagnarRox has posted a “Looking back” episode with Westwood Studios Blade Runner PC game (released in 1997 and was back in those days a jawdropper when it comes to graphics). Not only does RagnarRox give you a little information on the Blade Runner movie but also how movie-game adaptaions usually end up and what it was that made Westwood Studios Blade Runner game so unique, there is also an interview with Louis Castle, founder of Westwood Studios and Art Director, Creative Director and Technical Director of “Blade Runner – The Video Game”.
The game is very detailed and you cannot miss that it takes place in the Blade Runner universe and to make things even better, it had multiple endings all depending on how you played the game. The video is worth watching even if you’re not into computer games
Amazon.com are now streaming their own TV-Series and has the pilot of “The Man In The High Castle” available for you to watch (for free, as all of their pilot episodes) at their website. “The Man In The High Castle” is an alternate history novel written by Philip K. Dick and takes place in the U.S.A. which after World War 2 (which in PKD’s story did not end as it did in reality) is under German and Japanese control.
The series has been adapted by Frank Spotnitz and is produced for Amazon by Ridley Scott, David Zucker and Jordan Sheehan for Scott Free, Stewart Mackinnon and Christian Baute for Headline Pictures, and Isa Hackett and Kalen Egan for Electric Shepherd.
You can watch the first episode, for free here.
Sir Ridley Scott says that he “might” direct “Blade Runner 2″ In an interview with Yahoo Movies. He says that it’s his most personal film and might still direct it. The script is according to Sir Scott very good.
To watch the interview, click here
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