Future Noir – The Making of Blade Runner now Revised & Updated

The book that is to the fans of Blade Runner more known as the “Blade Runner Bible”, written by Paul M. Sammon IS a book that any fan of movies should read (to learn how hard making a movie really can be) and a book for fans of Blade Runner a must to have, trust me on this. You need to get this book.
If you have one of the previous two editions, I think you’ll want to buy this book anyway since the “Blade Runner Bible” now contains information on the next chapter of Blade Runner which is Blade Runner 2049
Click on the image below and you’ll be able to find your copy of the book at Amazon.com (and when you buy the book, you’ll help this website out too)
 

Slice of Life – A love letter to 80's Sci-Fi and especially Blade Runner

This is might be the alternative to those of us that are a bit sceptic towards Los Angeles 2049. A film that’s in the making which you can support thru their Kickstarter campaign. If you visit their homepage you’ll get to see things that is amazing and will make you get a very Blade Runner’ish feeling, they are not using any CGI and the film are being made by using miniatures, optical effects and practical effects, basically doing things the same way Blade Runner was made.
 
… The best thing is that the story is set in the Blade Runner universe

‘The white Dragon’ noodle bar – still frame from the film.

It is just another damp, rainy, and foggy night on the streets of the futuristic Los Angeles. Beneath the flashy neon signs and heavy traffic, scum of this megalopolis tries to make a living and hopefully survive to see another day.
Criminals, junkies, prostitutes, punks… and one lonesome drug dealer in the middle of it all, fed up with this ever expanding city and lowlife parasites that inhabit it. He may be well on his way to leave it all behind, but fate has made other plans and his whole world will come crumbling down when a dirty cop with an agenda of his own enters his life.

 

If you want to know more about this amazing project, head over to the Slice of Life homepage and if you want to support their film, visit their Kickstarter page

”BLADE RUNNER 2049 – Official Trailer” 


The official trailer for Blade Runner 2049 was released today. Feel free to press play, watch the trailer.
Dave Bautista said in this interview that he thinks that Blade Runner 2049 will be better than Blade Runner and “answer some questions”.
Well, if you’d ask me the questions are what made Blade Runner such a masterpiece, the questions are what the audience should try to answer themselves. So, another question is if we want answers? My answer to that is no. I’d like to  keep the questions and keep them unanswered.

Blade Runner, 2049 Announcement Trailer is here

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haXvp8M9Cog[/youtube]
 

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

 
One trailer for Blade runner, 2049 has been released today. Ryan Gossling and Harrison Ford (with the “Blaster”) can be seen in environments that look both very “Blade Runnerish” and a bit clean & scaled down. Enjoy 🙂
 

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

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

Jared Leto concludes the Blade Runner sequel casting + Jóhann Jóhannsson will create the music

So, Jared Leto (Suicide Squad) is the final piece in the casting of the Blade Runner sequel according to Alcon Entertainment
Jared Leto - 66ème Festival de Venise (Mostra) portrait
Academy Award winner Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club) is set to join the previously announced cast of Alcon Entertainment’s BLADE RUNNER sequel which includes Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Robin Wright, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Carla Juri, Mackenzie Davis, Barkhad Abdi, David Dastmalchian, Hiam Abbass, Lennie James and Dave Bautista, it was announced by Alcon co-founders and co-CEO’s Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson.
Denis Villeneuve (Arrival, Sicarrio, Prisoners) is directing the film to be released October 6, 2017. The film will be released by Warner Bros. in North America and Sony Pictures Releasing International will distribute in all media for all overseas territories.
The sequel is set several decades after the 1982 original, with Harrison Ford reprising his iconic role as Rick Deckard. The film is written by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green, and succeeds the initial story by Fancher and David Peoples based on Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep. Story details are not being revealed.
States Johnson and Kosove, “We are thrilled that Jared has agreed to play a key role in the BLADE RUNNER sequel. He is a phenomenal actor, and we know he will create a truly memorable, never before seen character.”
If you want to read more on this and straight from the official source, head over to Alcon Enterteinment
Jóhann Jóhannsson by Sachyn Mital
Jóhann Jóhannsson, an Icelandic composer and a long time co-worker and creator of the music in many of Denis Villeneuve’s movies will create the music in the Blade Runner sequel. More information and a chance to listen to some of his work can be found on Pitchfork