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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Harrison Ford Will Return to Star in Blade Runner 2

Though Blade Runner only achieved modest box office success when it was released in 1982, it has gone on to become one of the most influential science fiction films of all time. It has also led to a decades-long debate: Is Harrison Ford's main character Rick Deckard, actually one of the replicants—robots designed to look identical to humans to work in hazardous off-planet zones—that he's been charged with hunting down. The answer has been only further muddied through the various versions of the film that've been released over the years. At long last, Ridley Scott, the film's director, chimed in a few years ago to say that Deckard really was a replicant, which made it pretty unlikely that he could possibly return in a sequel.

"It's not a rumor—it's happening," Scott said in an interview in 2012 about Blade Runner 2. "With Harrison Ford? I don't know yet. Is he too old? Well, he was a Nexus-6 so we don't know how long he can live. And that's all I'm going to say at this stage."



Anonymous said...

I could never get into Blade Runner.I tried because my friends raved so much about it,but it never clicked with me.

Anonymous said...

I saw it when it came out. I was mesmerized by the entire thing: plot, cast, acting, music, scenery. It wasn't until a decade later that people sat up and took notice.

Anonymous said...

This story line has so much potential. Philip K. Dick wrote some amazing stuff. Lots of his work is in talking book form on YouTube.

Anonymous said...

Dick was a dark visionary.

Anonymous said...

Please, don't ever let there be a "Blade Runner, the Musical"!

Anonymous said...

Loved the movie...Ford + Sean Young + Rutger Hauer + William Sanderson + Darryl Hannah.