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Photo by Stephen Vaughan - © 2016 - Warner Bros.

Blade Runner sequel is “Blade Runner 2049” (and Oculus will get exclusive VR content)

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Photo by Stephen Vaughan - © 2016 - Warner Bros.

Blade Runner 2049 People: Harrison Ford, Ridley Scott, Ryan Gosling, Denis Villeneuve Photo by Stephen Vaughan – © 2016 – Warner Bros.

 

Warner Brothers has also released a set photo with Ridley Scott, Denis Villeneueve, Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford and if you look closely you’ll find two Blasters on the table

 

The title for the upcoming Blade Runner sequel will be “Blade Runner 2049”. From the title we get a hint that the movie will be taking place 30 years after the original Blade Runner. “Blade Runner 2049” is set to be released on October 6, 2017 and in the cast you’ll find Jared Leto (Suicide Squad), Ana De Armas (War Dogs), Ryan Gosling (Drive), Robin Wright (Forrest Gump), Dave Bautista (Guardians Of The Galaxy), Lennie James (The Walking Dead) and Harrison Ford whom once again will be playing Rick Deckard. Denis Villeneuve (Sicarrio) will be directing and the Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson will create the soundtrack to the movie

Neither IMDB or Alcon Entertainment has been updated with the the new title “Blade Runner 2049” (however, the official Facebook page has been updated)

 

Alcon Entertainment is joining with virtual reality company Oculus to create content and distribute content around the October, 2017 release of Blade Runner 2049, through a new company division called Alcon Interactive. The VR experiences will be exclusively distributed on the Oculus platform

Blade Runner 2 Concept Art and what we can expect

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Denis Villeneuve has in talks with Entertaiment Weekly said that the story will continue to take place in Los Angeles and along the west coast. He describes the pre-production as a “terror-period” and that the climate will be much worse in the upcoming Blade Runner sequel, the landscape will look rather different this time – if anything, the weather will be even more inclement than it was in the 1982 original.

“The climate has gone berserk,” Villeneuve explained; “the ocean, the rain, the snow is all toxic.”

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During talks with Hampton Fancher, responsible for turning Philip K. Dick’s 1968’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? into Blade Runner’s screenplay, Fancher said

“Blade Runner was a dream. We just have to dream again and not worry too much about logic” and that removed so much pressure and gave Villeneuve the key to move forward

 

 

Latest Blade Runner 2 (Androids Dream?) Rumours

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So, news concerning the “Blade Runner 2” movie floats around the net and here are some of the latest news.

  • Ryan Gosling will (still in negotiations for doing the movie) be the central character and Ridley Scott has said that there might be additional sequels (with Gosling).
  • Denis Villeneuve was not Ridley’s the first choice for doing the next Blade Runner movie, Ridley Scott whom has worked on a sequel for years got rejected when he offered the movie to his first choice on doing the movie.
  • The movie will once and for all settle and show that Deckard are an Replicant

 

 

On the whole Deckard being a Replicant, Ridley Scott says

Of course he’s a bloody Replicant! He’s going to have to admit it… I’m not going to tell you [how the question of replicant expiration is addressed]. You’ll have to see the story. It’ll all make sense.

 

 

On getting rejected by his choice of director of “Blade Runner 2”

“I asked somebody before, who I though would be right – I would rather not say who it is. He just said ‘I’m not going to do that, I’m never going to follow through on that

 

 

Sources: Venture Capital Post, Slash Film

“Androids Dream” might be the title of the upcoming Blade Runner Movie

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According to BBC and Independent.co.uk domain names including bladerunnerandroidsdreammovie.com and androidsdreammovie.com have been registered by a company that has been used in the past by Warner Bros.

So, it seems like the upcoming Blade Runner movie will be entitled “Blade Runner: Androids Dream”. So far, not much is known about the project besides that Harrison Ford will be in the movie, Ryan Gossling is in negotiations to star in the movie and that will be directed by Denis Villeneuve, Roger Deakins will be the Cinematographer and the Screenplay is written by Hampton Fancher (Ridley Scott & Michael Green is credited with “Story” at IMDB)

12 time Oscar nomineted cinematographer Roger Deakins reunites with Denis Villeneuve on “Blade Runner 2”

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12-time Oscar-nominated cinematographer Roger Deakins will reteam with director Denis Villeneuve on Alcon Entertainment’s sequel to “Blade Runner,” Alcon co-founders and co-CEOs Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson announced Wednesday.

Roger Deakins (Shawshank Redemption, No Country For Old Men, Skyfall, True Grit, “O Brother, Where Art Thou”) whom has worked with Denis Villeneuve on “Prisoners” & “Sicario” will once again work together in the still untitled Blade Runner sequel

The “Blade Runner” sequel is scheduled to start principal photography next summer. The story takes place several decades after the conclusion of the original 1982 movie. Harrison Ford will reprise his role as Rick Deckard.

Hampton Fancher (co-writer of the original) and Michael Green have written the screenplay based on an idea by Fancher and Ridley Scott, who directed the original adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?”

“Roger is an extraordinary talent and we are very excited that Denis and Roger have chosen to continue their collaboration in bringing the sequel to ‘Blade Runner’ to the big screen,” Kosove and Johnson said in a joint statement.

Roger Deakins is represented by ICM Partners.

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