2049 is just one year away! Warner Bros. Pictures and Alcon Entertainment today announced the Blade Runner sequel title – Blade Runner 2049.
Blade Runner 2049 is being directed by Denis Villeneuve (Arrival, Sicario, Prisoners). Opening October 6, 2017, the movie will be distributed by Warner Bros. in North America and Sony Pictures Releasing International in all media for all overseas territories.
The sequel is set several decades after the 1982 original, and stars Ryan Gosling together 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.
Blade Runner 2049 also stars Robin Wright, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Carla Juri, Mackenzie Davis, Barkhad Abdi, David Dastmalchian, Hiam Abbass, Lennie James, Dave Bautista and Jared Leto.